Sales Officer for Royal Mabati Factory limited Rose Peninah Waithira Mwangi before Kajiado Principal Magistrate M.O Okuche charged with three charges of being in possession of counterfeit goods worth Ksh 618,675.00 on Friday, 4 Sep 2015
BY SAM ALFAN.
Business lady was on Friday charged for trading counterfeit roofing sheets valued at Sh 15 million the property of Versatile Mabati Rolling Mills limited.
The accused who is Sales Officer for Royal Mabati Factory limited Rose Peninah Waithira Mwangi was paraded before a Kajiado Principal Magistrate M.O Okuche, where she denied four counts of being in possession of counterfeit goods.
The prosecution told the court, that being an employee of Royal Mabati factory in Kitengela, she was found in possession of 824.9 running meter, without the authority of the employer.
The court heard that on diverse date between July and August 2015 at Royal Mabati factory she sold 20,501.2 running meter of counterfeit versatile roofing sheets valued at sh 750 per meter, without seeking authority of the owner of the trade mark Versatile Mabati Rolling Mills limited, the said good were valued at Sh 15,375,900.
The prosecution said after investigation was carried out it was established at that between 19 and 28 August 2015 she delivered 352 metres of counterfeiter.
The accused was released on cash bail of Sh 200, 000 and or a bond of Ksh 500,000 with surety of the same amount
The court fixed the hearing of the criminal case on 18 November 2015.
The lawyer appearing for Versatile Rolling Mills limited Mr Bella Otieno applied for warrant of arrest of the director Royal Mabati factory limited, the application was allowed by the court, the matter will be mentioned on 16 September 2015.