Business Magnate Mohan Galot has been charged with 9 counts of forgery over the shareholding and directorship of his family’s multi-billion shilling group of companies.
Appearing in Court on Monday, Mohan who appeared before Senior Principal Magistrate Peter Ooko was accused of faking documents on the said properties leading to their illegal transfer.
According to the charge sheet, Mohan faked a document namely;a notification of change of directors and secretaries of King Wollen Mills Limited Company purporting it to be a genuine document on January 22, 2002.
Galot is further accused of making a notification to the effect that Pravin Galot, his nephew and Rajesh Galot who were directors of the company had resigned on 4th January 2001, a fact he knew to be false.
On the same date, Mohan then allegedly falsified a notification of change of Directors of Kings Limited Company dated 18 th Janaury 2002 to the Registrar. This was allegedly done at Sheria House’s Registrar of Companies.
The businessman was also charged with other counts of falsifying annual returns for the year 2006 of Kings Woolen Mills Ltd, purporting it to be a genuine document made by the directors of the Company.
According to the charge sheet, Mohan faces his nephews – Pravin Galot and Rajesh Galot over the control of Galot Industries, Manchester Outfitters, King Woolen Mills, Mohan Meakin, London Distillers Kenya Ltd and M G Park.
Sheet Narendra Galot is the complainant while Pravin is stated as a prosecution witness.
He denied the charges and was freed Cash bail of Sh500,000 or Bond of sh1 million.
The Pre- trial will be on 18th April and a hearing on June 26 this year.