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KRA Manager arrested for failing to pay KSh. 38 million in Taxes


The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) on Monday arrested a KRA manager and his wife for failing to pay over 30 million shillings in taxes.

according to EACC, Joseph Chege Gikonyo a manager at KRA and his wife Lucy Kangai Stephen both directors of Giche Limited  failed to pay Sh.38,692,694 taxes to the Kenya Revenue Authority.

EACC established that between 2010 and 2015, both, being directors of Giche Limited, accumulated unexplained assets amounting to Sh597 million.

“They fraudulently failed to pay Sh38,692,694 taxes to the Kenya Revenue Authority,” authority CEO Twalib Mubarak said

In a statement on Monday, Twalib said EACC forwarded the investigation file to the DPP, who granted it consent to arrest the two.

They will be arraigned in court on Tuesday.