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Trader says police forced him to pay Sh20m debt


Mr Harish Kanji Patel alleged that two senior police officers compelled him to settle a Sh20 million debt reportedly owed to Creative Joiners Ltd.Justice Joyce Nyamweya Friday said Ipoa must conduct an independent investigation into allegations by Mr Patel, a director of Intcon Africa Ltd. The judge said the outcome of the investigations and appropriate recommendations to the relevant authorities should be forwarded to Mr Patel within 90 days. This was after Mr Patel raised the issue on February 20, 2018. ARRESTEDMr Patel was first arrested at Buffalo Bar on March 12, 2017, and allegedly forced to sign cheques and a formal commitment to repay the debt accruing from the sale of six vehicles worth more than Sh20 million. Ipoa had abdicated its public duty by failing to act on the complaint despite numerous letters, Mr Kahonge said.


Source: Daily Nation April 15, 2019 10:07 UTC



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