Africa Spirits Ltd owner on the run from the DCI
Mr Humphrey Kariuki’s the owner of Africa Spirits Ltd is on the run after getting into Director of Criminal Investigations(DCI) radar over tax evasion and illegal smuggling of ethanol.
Police and Kenya Revenue Authority raided the Africa Spirit plant in Thika and they were able to find 21 million fake KRA stamps.The police were also able to seize over 312,000 liters of illicit liquor.
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The billionaire who is still on the run is on the DCI radar for criminal offences that he will be charged in court once arrested.
According to KRA Africa Spirit limited has not been submitting taxes of up to 3 billion every month. KRA also stated that the country could have lost 1.2 billion from the fake stamps.
The company is known for bluemoon vodka and Legend bandry their leading product in the market.