Lawyer in court for tax evasion
SEE ALSO : Hunt for tycoon shifts to South AfricaHe further faced an alternative count of interfering with the registration systems of the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) in regard to the same vehicle. His lawyer Douglas Obwongi requested that his client be released on reasonable bond, noting that as an officer of the court, he is ready tcomply with all conditions. "As a counsel practising in Meru, the accused is ready and willing to appear in court as and when required,” Obwongi said. He further said his client is not a flight risk and asked to be supplied with the charge sheet and all evidence the prosecution intends to rely on. Kioga's application was opposed by KRA's lawyer Ing’ahizu Doris, who said the offence was serious and was also a matter of public interest.
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