TYCOON CHARGED FOR SELLING EXPIRED DIAPERS.

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Nairobi tycoon Mukhtar Rehemtulla Omar before a Nairobi Court where he pleaded not guilty over the alleged importation and repackaging of expired baby diapers on Friday November 16,2018/PHOTO BY S.A.N.

BY NT CORRESPONDENT.

Nairobi tycoon who is also executive chairman of a Ruaraka based logistics company  has been arraigned in Court over the alleged importation and repackaging of expired baby diapers.

Roy Transporters Limited Executive Chairman Mukhtar Rehemtulla Omar is accused on the 11th of October this year at Imperial Industrial Park go down mlolongo in Mavoko in Machakos jointly with others not before court with intent to offer for sale substandard expired baby diapers , he was found with in different processes of erasing 5094 bales the manufacturer and expiry dates on the EZEE baby Diapers.

Omar is alleged to have committed the offence on 11th October 2018 at Imperial Industrial Park go downs in Mlolongo area, Mavoko sub-county in Machakos with intent to offer for sale the substandard expired diapers.

He is further charged with offering for sale the expired baby diapers without a valid standardization mark printed in them.

Prosecution is also accused of applying Import Standardization mark (IS-mark) on the diapers without a valid permit issued by the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBs).

He pleaded not guilty before Milimani Principal Magistrate Kenneth Cheruiyot.

The criminal case will be heard on 11th December and mentioned on 30 November.

According to the police, the owner of the diapers had hired workers to stick fake KEBS stamps on the diapers.

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