Tycoon suspected Land Fraudster to be charged
By Chris Ojow
Nairobi’s Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi during a short ruling at
Milimani Law Court Nairobi County Kenya, directed the suspect
Abdirashid Abdul Sharifow allegedly involved in land scandal to
appear before court on Friday 07th May 2021 at 9am East Africa
Time for plea taking.
The suspect Abdirashid who was arrested on Wednesday 05th May
by Special Assignments Detectives Wanga Masake and Peter Orwa
on allegations of personating contrary to section 382(1) as read with
section 36 of the penal code and obtaining registration by false
pretences contrary to section 320 of the penal code, through his
lawyer submitted an oral application before the Court objecting to
plea taking, informing the court that his client is feared to have
been infected by coronavirus the deadly pandemic Globally and
therefore was seeking the court permission and plea deferral to
seek medical checkups.
Whereby in response, the State Senior Prosecutor Furchaka
objected the defence submission on grounds that no documentary
evidence and medical results including drug prescriptions
presented before the court to support the defence oral submission.
The Chief Magistrate Milimani lower criminal Court Francis Andayi
dismissed the application but issued an order for the verification of
a High Court order which was presented by the suspect through his
lawyer stopping the prosecution of Abdirashid Abdul Sharifow.
It is alleged that the suspect in early January year 2018 and late
June year 2020 at the ministry of lands Headquarters within
Nairobi County Kenya, jointly with others he intentionally and
wilfully procured registration of land title deed falsely pretending
to be genuinely obtained and a valid registered owner of the said
Abdirashid Abdul Sharifow also faces charges of personating where
it is alleged that on Wednesday 05th May year 2021 at the
Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) Headquarters within
Nairobi County Kenya, he presented himself to Senior DCI officers
Wanga Masake and Peter Orwa as Zainulabidin Shariff a fraudulent
registered owner of percel of land under investigation.
The State prosecution will address the court on Friday 07th May on
authentic of the alleged High Court order stopping the prosecution
of Tycoon Abdirashid Abdul Sharifow.