Widrups Group director charged with tax fraud

James Musungu Rapando at Milimani Law Courts where he denied tax fraud charges. Photo/Courtesy

The director of Widrups Group Limited has been charged with tax fraud.

James Musungu Rapando, his company and another not before court are facing several tax fraud related counts totaling to over Sh 30 million from 2012 to 2017.

The accused persons are alleged to have knowingly and unlawfully omitted the monies ranging between Sh 2 million and Sh 9 million from from the Value Added Tax of those financial years.

Rapando denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Wendy Kagendo. He also pleaded not guilty on behalf of his company.

They were each granted a bond of Sh 2 million with alternative cash bail of Sh 1 million.