BY PRUDENCE WANZA – Two Indians have been charged in court for engaging in employment without a permit to do so.
The two, Vinesh Manji Halal alias Vipul Murji Patel and Purshottam Manji Vekeriya are accused of engaging in employment as hardware salesmen with Kutch International Limited in Ngara, Nairobi County.
They were arrested at Mellow Heights in Ngara Estate, Nairobi
The two pleaded not guilty to the charge before the Senior Principal Magistrate, Peter Ooko at the Milimani Lawn Courts.
They were released on a cash bail of Ksh. 200,000 and have been further required to deposit their passports to the court.
The case will be mentioned on 30th April 2019.
There have been rising cases of foreigners engaging in employment without authorizations from the Ministry of Immigration, resulting in mishandling of employees at their business premises and to some extent, being trafficked to other countries.