Italian charged with defrauding Kenyan
An Italian was charged yesterday with defrauding a Kenyan businessman.
Antonio De Barl was accused of fraudulently obtaining goods worth Sh862,052 from Michael Okoth between March and July 2012.
De Barl, the proprietor of IL Covo string of restaurants and bars in Kenya, is alleged to have obtained assorted wines and spirits from Okoth.
Okoth is the owner of the famous Casablanca, a club in Mombasa.
The court was told that De Barl had acquired the goods on credit, but failed to pay even after being given enough time to do so.
He denied the charges and was released on Sh100,000 bond.
The case will be mentioned on December 11.
Italian Antonio De Barl in court yesterday