Arrest warrant issued against NYS scandal suspect Phyllis Ngirita in Ksh.20M tax evasion case

Arrest warrant issued against NYS scandal suspect Phyllis Ngirita in Ksh.20M tax evasion case

File image of businesswoman Phyllis Ngirita. PHOTO| COURTESY

  • The arrest warrant was issued on Monday by Milimani Senior Principal Magistrate Bernard Ochoi.

A Nairobi court has issued a warrant of arrest against businesswoman Phyllis Ngirita for not appearing in court for the hearing of her Ksh.20 million tax evasion case. 

The arrest warrant was issued on Monday by Milimani Senior Principal Magistrate Bernard Ochoi.

Ngirita, who is one of the suspects charged in phase 2 of the National Youth Service (NYS) corruption scandal, is accused of failing to pay taxes amounting to Ksh.20 million between December 2016 and December 2017.

This is the second time an arrest warrant is being issued against Phyllis Ngirita.

She is facing four counts of failure to submit a tax return and failure to pay tax.

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