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Kenya tycoon on the run ‘found in London’

Humphrey Kariuki

Kenya police have traced a tycoon who is on the run for suspected tax evasion to the UK capital, Citizen TV reports.

State prosecutors will seek an arrest warrant for Humphrey Kariuki on Tuesday, the Kenyan TV station says.

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The alcohol magnate faces charges of evading 41bn Kenyan shillings ($400m; £330m) in taxes through his business Wines of the World.

He has not commented on the accusations.

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Before being found in London, Citizen says that Mr Kariuki was last seen in South Africa on Thursday.

It reports that he is suspected of making his way to Cyprus, where he also has citizenship.

 

Source: bbc.com