DCI summons billionaire Humphrey Kariuki over tax evasion claims

DCI summons billionaire Humphrey Kariuki over tax evasion claims
Businessman Humphrey Kariuki. PHOTO| COURTESY

Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) George Kinoti has summoned billionaire businessman Humphrey Kariuki and other directors of Thika-based Africa Spirits Limited over allegations of tax evasion.

Mr. Kariuki and his associates are required to appear at the DCI headquarters along Kiambu Road on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 8am.

Also summoned are directors of  WOW beverages and its associated companies, which are also accused of forgery and evasion of tax in the manufacture and processing of alcoholic beverages.

The companies on the DCI radar are among others; Signature Wines (HK) Limited, Golden Valley Properties, Gemtal Limited, Lionsbridge Limited, Kisima Management Compnay Axis Logistics Limited.

Last week, police raided Mr. Kariuki’s Africa Spirits Limited plant and recovered an estimated 21 million counterfeit excise stamps and 312,000 litres of illicit products.


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