Egyptian charged with doing business in Kenya without permit

Hassan Hamdy Saad Darweish at Milimani Law Courts where he denied engaging in business without authority in Kenya. Photo/Irene Onyango
An Egyptian national has been charged with engaging in business in Kenya without authority.
Hassan Hamdy Saad Darweish is accused of engaging in business without being authorized to do so by a pass or permit or exempted from this provision by regulations made under the Kenya Citizen and immigrant Act, 2011.
Darweish is alleged to have committed the offence on 4tg August 2022 at Runyenjes in Embu County.
The accused is also charged with failing to honor summons issued to him by immigration officers that required him to report to the immigration office at Embu regional office to ascertain his immigration status.
In addition, Darweish is charged with failing to register as a foreign national and being unlawfully present in Kenya.
He denied the charges before Senior Resident Magistrate Wandia Nyamu.
He was granted a bond of Sh 800,000 and two sureties with alternative cash bail of Sh 500,000.
The case will be mentioned on 25th August for pre-trial.