The directors of a shadowy gas firm Amaan Gas Limited are in trouble for operating their business without a license.
The trio, Mohamed Mohamud, John Theuri Mathenge and Agostine Maina Njuguna were summoned to appear before Milimani Resident Magistrate David Ndungi after they failed to appear in court to plead to the charges.
Mohamud, Theuri and Mina ae accused of illegally filling Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) on cylinders belonging to other LPG companies without approval.
“Amaan Gas Limited and its directors are accused that on March 24th 2021 at the firm’s L. P. G storage and filing station filing facility located along Sabaki area Athi River within Machakos County jointly with others not before court they were found dealing with empty LPG cylinders of safe gas, Pro gas, Oilibya, Hashi gas, lake gas, gas yetu, Tisha gas among others without prior written consent from the licensed owners in the contravention of the law”, to quote the court documents.
The unscrupulous businessmen are putting Kenyan lives at risk.
Mr Theuri is further charged with using a motor vehicle containing the above mentioned LPG cylinders without a prior license from the owners
Maina is charged with transporting the said gas cylinders with a vehicle that is not licensed to transport LPG.
They were released on a bond of Sh200, 000 or cash bail of Sh50,000 each pending hearing and determination of the criminal case.
Amaan Gas Limited will appear in court on April 8 to face the charges.
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