Meat factory scam: 'Son’ wants 35pc of Sh6bn payout - 6 days ago, 11:35

By: Brian Wasuna

The battle for the Sh5.7 billion payment for the Halal Meat Products Ltd abattoir has brought to the fore the final chapter of Kenya’s long-running scandal, and the efforts to have the money released.

In court papers, Mr Ramadhan Juma Ali, who claims to be a debt collector, and Mr Mohammed Ali Motha’s son, is demanding a 35 per cent stake in the government payout, in line with a debt-collection contract.


Mr Ali says that Mr Motha hired his Tasara Investments in January, 2016, to procure legal services and follow up with government agencies to ensure that the award was paid in full.

“Prior to instructing the firm of Kithure Kindiki, I had instructed the firm of Miller & Company Advocates to follow up on payments from the government. It is quite unfortunate that after winning the appeal, Mr Motha and Halal Meat Products have cut any communication ...
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