Saturday December 29, 2018-Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP),
Noordin Haji, has revealed why prominent city lawyer, Prof Tom Ojienda, was arrested
Judicial Service Commission (JSC), was arrested together with lawyer Peter
Wanyama and the two are being held at Muthaiga Police Station.
defrauding Mumias Sugar company Sh 200 million together with Wanyama and former
Nairobi Governor , Dr Evans Kidero.
ever conspired to defraud the sugar company through fake cases.
of Public Prosecution’s statement with utter shock and disbelief. I would like
to state without any fear of contradiction that I do not, I cannot and I have
never filed a fake case. I have never conspired with any person to be paid for
work not done,” Ojienda wrote on his WhatsApp page.
in the wake of a protracted court battle between him and Kenya Revenue
Authority (KRA) over tax compliance.
an appeal after High Court judge Wilfrida Okwany directed that KRA issue a tax
compliance certificate at a time when the taxman is demanding Sh443.6 million
arrears from the advocate.