KRA Cyber crime suspect to spend 40 more days in custody

Alex Mutuku will remain in custody for 40 more days as police conclude investigation/FILE PHOTO

BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,28TH MARCH 2017-A lex Mutuku who is  suspected of causing the loss of Sh4 billion from the Kenya Revenue Authority through cybercrime, will remain in police custody pending the conclusion of police investigations.

The 28 years old  appeared before Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi on Tuesday for directions on his bail application.

Andayi however directed that before Mutuku could be released on a Sh1 million cash bail, investigations had to have been concluded.

When he was first arraigned in court a  week ago , the prosecution  had sought his detention for a further 40 days to allow the completion of forensic investigations into electronic devices which he is suspected of having used in the fraud.

 

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