MTN tax evasion case dropped

15 Mar 2013

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has withdrawn a case against South African-backed MTN Uganda accusing the operator of tax evasion. IT News Africa writes that the charges were dropped on the basis that there was no evidence to prosecute. As previously reported by CommsUpdate, a group of MTN’s executives were charged with evading UGX70 billion (USD26.68 million) in taxes. The accusations were made by former MTN employee, Naphtal Were, who had been sacked over suspicions that he had stolen from the company.

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