A notorious fraudster’s attempt to obtain millions of shillings fraudulently was thwarted by serious crimes detectives, after they pounced on the con selling an apartment that does not belong to him.
Hussein Fakhruddin Mohammedbhai, was arrested minutes before sealing a deal to obtain millions of shillings without breaking a sweat, by selling an apartment in Nairobi’s upmarket Westlands suburbs.
according to police, The 3-bedroom all ensuite apartment worth over Sh40 million at the prevailing market rate was being disposed of at a paltry Sh11 Million.
”Forensic document examination and handwriting experts based at the DCI National Forensic Laboratory, established that Mohammedbhai, had forged a title deed certificate for the property and entered into a deal with a real estate company to dispose of the property on his behalf. Luckily, the property’s owner got wind of the dubious deal and contacted serious crimes detective”. reads the police report.
Mohammeddhai was further investigated, it was established that the suspect is a serial fraudster who had earlier obtained close to Sh9 million, in a similar scheme.
he was arrested and is currently in custody for the offence of obtaining money by false pretences and shall be arraigned at the Kiambu Law Courts, on Friday, March 18.
police are calling upon Any person who may have been defrauded by the suspect to report to DCI’s Serious Crimes unit.