No end in sight to cargo theft case
SEE ALSO :Drop in banks’ profit denies State Sh69bDunstun Majanja, who doubles up as a lawyer for KRA, told Senior Resident Magistrate Francis Kyambia that there was a compromise in the KPA Simba System but could not identify who was responsible. “I can only speculate that there was a compromise at KPA and KRA,” said Mr Majanja, adding that he did not follow up how it happened. During cross-examination by defence lawyers William Mogaka, Michael Oloo, Jared Magolo, Kevin Amani, Boaz Adalla and a Mr Gitonga, Majanja admitted that KRA and KPA often shared information of containers planned for clearance from the port. Manually intervened “There was a compromise in the KPA Simba System because someone had manually intervened by inputting the data into the KPA Kwato system. KRA and KPA share information but I can only speculate on which side the intervention of data was entered,” he said.
SEE ALSO :Court blocks destruction of Kwale sugarHe said the KRA Simba system and KPA Kwato system interacted only after the customs process was complete. “By the time cargo leaves the port, duty must have been paid and all documents verified by both sides,” said Majanja.