The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Keriako Tobiko has appointed ten tax prosecutors.
According to the gazette notice, the ten; Felicina Wairimu Gichuki-Ng’ang’a, Paul Muema Matuku, David Okemwa Ontweka, Sylvester Okello Ogello, Janet Kandeg’ani Lavuna, George Nabina Mbaye, Pius Njiru Nyaga, Lemiso Leonard Leparan George Odhiambo Ochieng’ and Sheila Sanga will be responsible for prosecuting various tax related crimes.
The cases they will be prosecuting arise from lncome Tax Act (Cap. 470), the Value Added Tax, 2013 (No. 38 of 2013), the East African Community Customs Management Act, 2004, the Tax Procedures Act, 2015 and the Excise Act (No. 23 of 2015).
Mr. Keriako also revoked the appointment of previous tax prosecutors who had been gazetted in 2012.