Rogue businesswoman Halima Samsom Mwongera charged with fraudulently obtaining goods worth 21 M from a company

Halima Samsom Mwongera appeared before Magistrate Susan Shitubi and denied two counts of obtaining goods by false pretence and conspiracy to defraud.

It was alleged that on diverse dates between December 13 and April 16 in Nairobi jointly with others not before court with an intent to defraud, conspired to obtain and did obtain shop goods valued at Sh 21,487,820 from Ahsa Ltd.

She was also charged with a second count of obtaining goods by false pretences and it’s alleged that she obtained goods by lying that she was in a position to pay for the goods obtained from Ahsa ltd.

Through her lawyer Danstan Omari, Mwongera asked the court to release her on reasonable bond terms saying she would adhere to all conditions given by court.

The matter was later taken before magistrate Zainab Abdul who released her on a Sh 5 million bond or an alternative cash bail of Sh 1 million with two contact persons.

The case will be mentored on October 17 for pre-trial.