A police officer in possession of counterfeit excise stamps arraigned in court

The counterfeit excise stamps

By The Weekly Vision

A Police officer formerly attached to Dagoretti Police Post was last week charged with possession of counterfeit excise stamps.

The officer Davies Musindu Simiyu is currently on interdiction over accusations of impersonating Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officers, was found in possession of seven pieces of counterfeit excise stamps.

Davies Musindu Simiyu pleaded not guilty to the charge and was released on a bond of KShs. 200,000 with surety of a similar amount or a cash bail of KShs. 100,000 and provides details of two contact persons

The accused officer was arrested after he presented seven pieces of counterfeit excise stamps to KRA purporting to be a police officer from the Dagoretti Police Post. He was charged at Milimani Law Courts before Senior Resident Magistrate Hon. Zainab Abdul with the offence of being in possession of excise stamps acquired without the authority

He pleaded not guilty to the charge and was released on a bond of KShs. 200,000 with surety of a similar amount or a cash bail of KShs. 100,000 and provides details of two contact persons. If convicted, he shall be liable to a fine not exceeding five million or imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years or to both.

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