Donor takes back Sh30m equipment after refusing to give out kickbacks

Dr Smita Devani (left), a Gastroenterology, is shown the latest endoscopy equipment by Dipen Rajani, Director of Asterisk Ltd, during a workshop on November 4, 2011. A donor has been forced to return medical equipment after he declined to give out kickbacks. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The donor, Mr Hans Frederik Dydensborg, an advocate of the Danish Supreme Court, flew out of Kenya on Friday after efforts to clear the container failed.

A 40-foot container containing medical equipment worth over Sh30 million will be returned to Sweden after its donor was asked to part with kickbacks of up to Sh2 million to have it cleared at the port of Mombasa.

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