, NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9 – A city businessman Francis Nyaga Njeru, accused of unlawfully demolishing a house worth Sh30 million in Westland’s, on Friday denied charges of malicious damage to the property, conspiracy to defraud a land parcel, forgery and making documents without authority.
He pleaded not guilty before Nairobi magistrate Charity Oluoch, who freed him on a Sh1 million cash bail.
His trial will commence on February 8.
He has been accused of wilfully and unlawfully demolishing a residential house belonging to Sadrudin Habib Kassam Kurji, who is said to have lived there for 20 years.
According to the prosecution, Nyaga forged a title deed plan and purported it to be a genuine one issued and signed by senior land surveyor Peter Francis Njoroge.