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11 KRA, Kebs officials arrested over bad rice

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By STELLA CHERONO
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Police have arrested 11 officials of Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) and Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) for allegedly allowing substandard rice in the market.

The Mombasa-based officials were arrested on Saturday.

Some of the suspects are recording their statements at Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) headquarters on Kiambu Road, Nairobi, while the others are at Muthaiga Police Station.

The five KRA employees are: Mr Kiprono Bullut, Mr David Mbogori, Ms Dorothy Wanja, Mr Michael Juma and Mr Ahmed Dhahir.

The seized Kebs officials are: Mr Daniel Kimongem, Mr Roy Mwanthi, Mr Karim Dharamshi, Mr Felix Makau Simon, Mr Bassam Hakem and Ms Irene Githendu.

DCI said the suspects will be charged on Monday with abuse of office and neglect of official duty.



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