Chinese Nationals

The three Chinese nationals who were caught in the SGR ticketing scandal and attempting to bribe police officers have been denied bail by a Mombasa court.

The three Li Gen, Li Xiaowu and Sun Xin were accused of attempting to bribe Officer Andrew Warui and his team with a bribe of Ksh500,000 so as to have the investigations favor them.

The suspects are accused of manipulating the booking system operated by CRBC staff to split the ticket revenue between the Chinese railway operator and the cartel of insiders.

Read: Three Chinese, Four Kenyan Officials Arrested In Connection With SGR Ticket Scandal

It is approximated that the cartel steals Ksh1 million of ticket money on daily basis.

Media reports which were confirmed by the police indicated that the cartels colluded with a popular travel agent to block seats immediately the online system is open and resell them at double or triple the prices to other stranded agents or individuals.

The three will be detained in Mombasa until their case is decided.

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