In Summary
  • Meera Dinesh Patel was released on Monday after denying charges of issuing a hoax by placing a leaflet at the building, which caused fears about a terror attack.
  • The charge sheet states that the 40-year-old woman committed the offence on January 30 at the building on 3rd Parklands Avenue, with the intention of causing panic.
  • She unsuccessfully applied for the Doctors Park building manager's position, which fell vacant days before tenants found the note at the main entrance to the washrooms.

A Nairobi property manager accused of causing a bomb scare at Doctors Park in Parklands has been released on a Sh200,000 bond.

Meera Dinesh Patel was released on Monday after denying charges of issuing a hoax and placing a leaflet containing a threat at the building.

Ms Patel denied the charges before Milimani Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku and applied for release, saying she was asthmatic.

CHARGE SHEET

The charge sheet states that the 40-year-old woman committed the offence on January 30 at the building on 3rd Parklands Avenue, with the intention of causing panic.

Security agents sealed off the area and conducted a search as the note stated that an explosive device had been placed inside the building.

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