CRIME ALERT: Businessman Ashok Doshi charged with Sh1.2M land Fraud

Businessman Ashok Doshi denies fraud charges, freed on Ksh.500K bail

Ashok Doshi, a businessman, has pleaded not guilty to five criminal counts stemming from alleged fraud involving a prime parcel of land in Nairobi. 

Ashok is accused of conspiring to defraud the government of Ksh. 1.2 million shillings by fraudulently forging a stamp duty receipt between May 14th and September 2nd, 1992.

The crime is believed to have taken place in Nairobi at Ardhi House.

In the second count, he is accused of forging a stamp duty receipt purporting to be issued and signed by a commissioner of lands.

The businessman is also accused of forgery and causing a breach of peace against Greenview Lodge Ltd, which is legally entitled to the alleged land at Processional Way.

He was granted a cash bail of Ksh. 500,000 shillings on Monday, with the court setting May 2 as the date the case will be mentioned.