Chinese national ‘defrauded’ Ksh. 8M in Mombasa

A court mallet.

A man has been charged in a Mombasa court for allegedly defrauding a Chinese citizen of Kshs. 8.6 million.

Tomy Mbae Mbiti is alleged to have claimed that he was able to sell 575 tons of green grams (pojo) to the Chinese named Wu Yang.

According to the charge sheet, on 3rd January 2024, Mbiti in an undisclosed area within Mombasa, obtained money by false pretenses from Wu Yang contrary to section 313 of the penal code.

However, Mbae denied the charges before Mombasa Magistrate Ms. Rita Orora.

The suspect is out on a Kshs.3 million bond until the 3rd of March,2024 when the case will be mentioned.