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Wanted: Shadowy activities of Pakistani businessman who is ‘hiding’ in Kenya

A Pakistani businessman who has been in the police radar for his alleged involvement in money laundering and drug trafficking is still being sought by the authorities whos believe he is still in Kenya.

Mr Hussain Jarrar’s matter was first made public on May 19, 2022 by the Interior Ministry when his efforts to gain Kenyan citizenship hit a snug over his involvement in suspicious matters.

“This deed follows reports having reached us that the applicant has on numerous occasions approached various individuals including immigration officers offering hefty amounts to have his permanent residence issued,” the Ministry said.

Documents in our possession indicate that Mr Jarar refered to himself as Kenyan to register a company known as Silver Dash Limited which he runs with his two children.

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In November 2022, after the authorities flagged him, Mr Jarar, 48, was unable to renew his work permit.

A detective source privy to the matter told Nairobi News that since then, Mr Jarar has been trying to renew his work permit.

“He has been trying to renew his documents  using proxies,” our source said.

Mr Jarar arrived in Kenya in 2006 from Pakistan and was later be joined by his sons. He started working as a sales official at Al-Husnain Motors.

It has been established that he is currently setting up a mall in the upmarket Kilimani area. He has also bought two prime pieces of land in the same area.

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In a letter by one of the bodies in the country that is investigating him, Mr Jarar is accused of being involved in drug trafficking.

“The referred Al-Shujah motors changed its name from Al-Husmain Motors whose directors have been associated with drug trafficking,” the letter by one of the security agencies reads in part.

The letter also revealed that his company, Al-Shujah Motors, changed the name to Al-Husnain Motors.

This came out after two of his brothers were allegedly deported from the country in 2007 for their involvement in drugs.

It was around the same time that During the same time Mr Jarar fled the country and only returned five years later.

Nairobi News contacted Mr Jarar but all our calls and messages went unanswered.

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