Contraversial businessman Kirimi Koome’s advocates are on the spot for fraudulently obtaining a consent from court to be paid Sh 74 million in legal fees after they knew very well that the ownership dispute was being contested in court.
According massive expose’ unravelled in court by Rwandese Investor Desire Muhinyuza through his lawyer Danstan Omari, the court has been informed that the consent was stage managed by the Lawyers Omwanza Nyamweya and Ivy Ateko Ingati alongside Raphael Olwako on behalf of Stayonline. The said lawyers are said to have been the close allies of Kirima Koome.
In a bombshell details, Lawyer Danstan Omari has asked the court to review the consent informing court that Olwako is not the director of the company in question and it was all a scheme to unlawfully withdraw the money held by the company in the guise of legal fees.
Omari in court papers says that Omwanza and Ateko failed to disclose to the court that there was an active court case over the ownership dispute between Desire and Koome.
Omari represented the Rwandese and he won a case which gave him back his company.
On Wednesday, Justice Alfred Mabeya issued a landmark ruling giving stayonline ltd to Desire as the bonafide beneficial owner.
However, the consent filed by the lawyers has impeded the implementation of the orders and further jeopardised the funds held at UBA bank.
“The impugned consent order was obtained without the lawyers making material disclosure to the court as to the status of Stayonline Ltd and that these proceedings were commenced in bad faith with ill intention of unlawfully utilizing funds amounting to Sh 74,300,00 held in Stayonline’s bank accounts at UBA”reads court papers.
Omari says the fraudulent consent has prejudiced the running of his client’s company and its relationship with business merchants whose funds are held by Stayonline in trust.
In the said application, Omari has also filed a notice of appointment by Stayonline appointing his law firm Danstan Omari and associates to represent them in court.
When contacted by phone, Omari said that what the lawyers and koome were trying to do is criminal and he has instructions to written to the dpp and dci to investigate,arrest and charge the advocates with conspiracy and attempt to steal company money.