It has now been revealed that one Sunspot Petroleum Limited directors has been charged with stealing over Sh10 million from the said company.
Abdighan Abdirhaman Abdi is accused of stealing Sh 10,248,592 on diverse dates between 3rd November 2021 and 31st August 2022 at Diamond Trust Bank, Koinange Branch within Nairobi County.
The accused is also charged with forging Resolution of the Board of Directors meeting held on 12th October 2020 purporting it to be genuine board meeting resolution of Sunspot petroleum Limited directors endorsed and signed by Hafsa Bulhan Hussein, a director of the said company.
Abdi is alleged to have committed the offence on or before 12th October 2020 at an unknown place, jointly with others not before court, with intent to defraud.
In addition, Abdi is accused of forging a Registrar of companies notice of change of Directors particulars (Form CR7) purporting it to be genuine, lodged and signed by Hussein, a director of the said company.
He is alleged to have committed the offence on 1st January 2021 at unknown place in Kenya, jointly with others not before court, with intent to defraud.
The accused is facing other forgery charges of a resignation as a director letter purported to be from Hussein, a statutory declaration of affidavit for change of email address and a statutory declaration affidavit for forfeiture of 500 company shares allegedly signed and sworn by Hussein.
He denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Wendy Kagendo.
The complainant’s lawyer opposed the release of the accused person on bail on grounds that the accused had threatened his client.
The court directed Abid be detained at Kileleshwa police station pending investigations into a reported case threatening Hussein with death and to harm his family.