An auctioneer’s agent has been charged with demanding and receiving a bribe of Sh2 million.
John Obura Ndimo, an employee of Keysian Auctioneers was charged with receiving a bribe of Sh2 million from Mabati Factory Ltd Showroom Ruiru.
He appeared before Milimani Anti-Corruption Magistrate Eunice Kagure and denied the charges.
The charges stated that he improperly requested for a financial advantage of Sh 2 million from Patrick Mbugua Njenga, on November 26, 2020 at Ruiru Mabati Factory Ltd Showroom in Kiambu County.
The court was informed that he allegedly received the money with intent that he would facilitate in the writing off tax arrears of Sh. 19, 456,309.00 owed to Kenya Revenue Authority by Jenga Mabati.
The court heard that he received Sh100,000 from Njenga on November, 2020 at Ruiru Mabati Factory Ltd Showroom.
The court ordered him to deposit cash bail of Sh500,000 to secure his release.