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Limuru traders charged with importing concealed goods worth Sh3m

By Nancy Gitonga
Friday, October 11th, 2019
In summary

Two Limuru businessmen were on Friday charged with importing concealed goods with duty valued at over Sh3 million.

Edward Ngure Njuguna and Duncan Mutuma Justus appeared before Milimani Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi and denied the charges.

The court heard that the accused persons on September 30 within Kamandura area in Limuru, Kiambu County, jointly with others not before court were found having imported 42 drums of 250 litres each, 4 jerry cans of 20 litres each of ethanol concealed and packed together with maize bran and rice bran in a package, whose entry does not correspond with goods imported with dutiable value of Sh3,051,532 payable to the commissioner of customs and border control.

The two are also accused that on the same date and place in Kiambu County, jointly with others not before court, they were found in possession of 42 drums of 250 litres each, 4 jerry cans of 20 litres each of ethanol, goods with a dutiable value of Sh 3,051,532 payable to the commissioner of customs and border control.

Njuguna, Justus and others not before court are also facing charge of being found conveying unaccustomed goods valued at Sh3,051,532.

The two were released on a cash bail of Sh1 million or a Sh500,000 bond pending hearing and determination of the case.

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