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MPs plot to reject report on contraband sugar - 8 months ago, 7 Aug 00:08

Moses Nyamori

Members of Parliament and individuals said to wield power in Government and political circles have launched a campaign to have a report on contraband sugar rejected.

This comes as a meeting of the joint committee probing the matter that was scheduled for yesterday to discuss claims that the report had been doctored failed to take place.

The committee members had pushed for a meeting to be told who made changes to their original report.

A last-minute behind-the-scenes plot by powerful individuals and lawmakers intensified yesterday ahead of today’s debate on the document that was tabled last week.

The Standard has learnt of a plot to amend the report to include the name of another Cabinet Secretary to the list of those already implicated. According to sources, this is part of an elaborate scheme to complicate the saga and occasion total rejection of the report.

It has also emerged that some of the companies ...
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