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Businessmen Arrested With Poisonous Contraband Sugar Freed On Bail


The three businessmen who were arrested a week ago  in Eastleigh have been released on a Ksh300,000 cash bail or an alternative bond of Ksh2 million each.

Dahir Ahmed Hassan, Mohammed Dahir and Ahmed Sheikh Mohamed – who are believed to be directors of Diamond Wholesalers stores sugar company in Eastleigh have been charged with offering for sale a total of 1,126 bags of substandard white and brown sugar.

The three are also accused of applying Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) standardization mark on Kabras sugar brand without permit.

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The trio also faced a charge of offering for sale substandard cooking oil. They were found with a stock of 648 containers of Safari premium cooking oil.

The accused persons denied the accusations before Nairobi Senior Principal Magistrate Martha Mutuku.

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Written by Francis Muli

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