A raid on Mr Humphrey Kariuki's Thika-based Africa Spirits Ltd plant by Flying Squad officers Friday found smuggled ethanol, 312,000 litres of illicit liquor and 21 million fake Kenya Revenue Authority stamps.
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 13 – Billionaire Humphrey Kariuki and several other directors of firms linked to forgery and tax evasion in the processing of alcoholic beverages have been summoned to the DCI headquarters Thursday morning.
Police have arrested the production manager of Africa Spirits Ltd over illegal ethanol and fake Kenya Revenue Authority stamps found during an inspection in Thika town earlier today.
- The companies were accused of tax evasion, money laundering and production of fake alcoholic brands
A manhunt for Thika-based billionaire investor Humphrey Kariuki on claims of tax evasion, money laundering and production of fake alcoholic brands has been intensified.
They were grilled by a team drawn from the Kenya Revenue Authority, Bank Fraud Investigations Unit and Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions.
, THIKA, Kenya Feb 8 – A manhunt has been launched for directors of Africa Spirits, a Thika-based liquor manufacturer following a week-long raid by DCI detectives who recovered excise duty stamps worth billions.
The government has closed Africa Spirits Limited, a liquor manufacturing company in Thika, over claims of massive tax evasion and production of counterfeit brews.
The summons followed last week’s raid at Africa Spirits Limited, the Thika based liquor firm where detectives uncovered 21 million fake Kenya Revenue Authority excise stamps and hundreds of thousands of litres of ethanol suspected to be smuggled i...
DCI boss George Kinoti said they believe the wanted persons are connected to the allegations or have information which may assist in investigations.
, NAIROBI, Kenya, 8 Feb – The Directorate of Criminal Investigations and Kenya Revenue Authority on Friday morning raided Africa Spirit Limited and arrested the Production Manager of its Thika factory after consignments of counterfeit excise stamp...
A multi-agency operation by Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) has led to the impounding of fake excise duty stamps worth over KSh 59 million at Africa Spirits in Thika.
Detectives led by Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinnet and senior Kenya Revenue Authority officials made what they said was a dazzling find: An estimated 21 million counterfeit excise stamps and 312,000 litres of illicit products — all worth...
Thika-based liquor manufacturer Africa Spirits Limited is being investigated by the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) an accusations of evading Sh1.2 billion tax through use of counterfeit stamps.
The operation is part of the government's ongoing campaign against illicit trade aimed at ensuring compliance with tax and consumer protection laws.