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Three men arrested for posing as KRA officers, demanding a Sh500,000 bribe from a businessman

Detectives on Friday seized three people found disguising themselves as KRA corporate officers and demanding a Sh500,000 bribe from a businessman to forestall investigations into an alleged tax evasion case.

The officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) nabbed the suspects in a sting operation.

“The afternoon operation also saw the confiscation of assorted documents used by the three imposters — John Ajode Odhiambo, Joel Amino and Erick Otieno — to dupe the victim, who works with a distiller company within Nairobi,” the DCI said.

arrestedThey have been placed in custody pending further processing by the DCI, the Crime Research & Intelligence Bureau and the Nairobi operations team.

The DCI also announced that it arrested one Paul Mwangi Warutere, whom it described as a notorious fraudster, for allegedly defrauding unsuspecting victims of more than Sh16.9 million by duping them to fund a nonexistent WHO container supply contract.

“He was arrested yesterday (Friday) by DCI detectives in his Ngong hideout,” the directorate said.

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Two women share stories of [email protected] allegedly at the hands of controversial Pastor Shepherd Bushiri

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Bushiri 2Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has come a long way from his upbringing in Mzuzu, a city in northern Malawi.

His rise to pulpit stardom all started when he posted a video of himself “walking on air” in 2015. Read more……

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