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DPP raids Times Tower: 31 KRA Officials Charged for tax Frauds at work

Today, the office of the director of public prosecutions announced that at least 31 employees of KRA watch out for a betting tax evasion through irregular issuance of tax compliance to individual and companies who had outstanding Tax Liabilities of different amounts. Below is their a statement.

1. @ODPP_KE charged 31 Kenya Revenue Authority employees today for abetting tax evasion through irregular issuance of tax compliance to individual and companies who had outstanding Tax Liabilities of different amounts. #HakinaUsawa ⚖️

2. Appearing before Milimani Anticorruption Chief Magistrate Douglas Ogoti, they denied all the charges including making false entry, receiving a bribe, receiving a reward, conspiracy to commit a misdemeanor, money laundering, willful contravention of Tax Law and abuse office.

3. They were released on Sh200, 000 cash bail or an alternative of 1 million bond. The accused were ordered to surrender their travelling documents to courts. Hon. Ogoti ordered any accused person who is the employee of KRA to present themselves to KRA offices whenever required.

4. Hon. Ogoti warned the accused persons from interfering with witnesses as it would warrant cancellation of bail terms. The prosecution led by Ms. Kanyuira sought for stringent bail/terms for the accused persons. #HakinaUsawa ⚖️

5. The charge comes after the High Court Judge Hon. Justice Luka Kimaru dismissed the application by the accused persons seeking to quash their charges and stop their prosecution. The case will come for a pre-trial on 1/12/2020. #HakinaUsawa ⚖️

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Douglas Ogoti HakinaUsawa KRA Milimani Times Tower

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