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EPRA Declares Fine of Sh10 Million to Any Kenyan Found Doing This From Today Onwards

Bodaboda riders at a petrol station in the past

The government of President William Ruto has today, 15 January 2023, declared a fine of Sh10 million or a jail term of not less than 5 years or both, for any Kenya found hoarding fuel or selling the same at an unrecommended price

The government issued the warning through the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA) on Sunday.

In the report, retailers of petroleum products have been warned that they will face the fines mentioned above if they are found selling fuel at exaggerated prices, or rather prices not recommended by the authority.

“In accordance with Section 99 of the Petroleum Act No. 2 of 2019 (the Act), a person convicted of retailing petroleum products above the recommended price shall be liable to a fine of not less than ten (10) million Kenya Shillings or a term of imprisonment of not less than five (5) years or both," read part of the statement," read the warning to retailers.

Kenyans have been urged to report any retailers selling fuel at exaggerated prices across the country.

The new fuel pump prices are as follows:

Nairobi: Sh177.30 for Super Petrol, Sh162 for Diesel, and Ksh145.94 for Kerosene per litre.

Mombasa: Ssh174.98 for Super Petrol, Sh159.76 for Diesel, and Sh143.69 for Kerosene per litre.

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