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Reprieve for Keroche as KRA grants reopening following a court order

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) has agreed to re-open Keroche Breweries Limited.

The tax man agreed to abide by the directives issued by the High court.

In a statement released on Thursday, July 28, Nakuru senatorial candidate Tabitha Karanja indicated that she received a letter granting her company permission to resume operations.

The directive

In the directive given by Justice Abigail Mshila, Keroche will resume operations on July 29, 2022.

Therefore, based on the directions of the Honorable Justice Abigail Mshila, the Keroche factory will be opened tomorrow July 29th 2022 at 11:00am

Tabitha Karanja

The United Democratic Alliance (UDA) candidate who is also the founder of the company pledged to fulfill her tax obligations.

“We solemnly undertake to pay our taxes as and when they fall due. In good time, we shall indeed settle all the underlying tax disputes. To our customers, stakeholders and well-wishers, we appreciate your concern and your continued support,” said Karanja.

She went ahead to state, “Therefore, based on the directions of the Honorable Justice Abigail Mshila, the Keroche factory will be opened tomorrow July 29th 2022 at 11:00am.

Closure

The breweries was shut down on June 20th following a dispute with KRA.

Tabitha Karanja expressed the pain of watching more than 400 jobs being put on the line as well as the disposal of alcohol worth hundreds of millions after the closure.

Austine Ogalohttp://www.lakeregionbulletin.co.ke
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