The tax collector discovered another vehicle license plate racket in the port of Mombasa, in which hundreds of cars were released without the mandatory registration of the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA).
In its correspondence with the Business Daily, the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) warned that unregistered cars pose a security threat, as evidenced by the recent terrorist attack at 14 Riverside Drive in Nairobi, where a dual registration car was used to transport terrorists to the shopping centre.
Unregistered vehicles also deprive the collector of hundreds of millions of shillings in revenue when they are illegally diverted to the market without paying taxes.(…)