The Kenya Revenue Authority(KRA) , is set to begin utilizing wearable cameras, widely known as body cams, in the effort to control charge cheating and pay off. The authority Commissioner, General Githii Mburu on Tuesday said that these will be utilized for most part by staff who work in the homegrown expense office and customs and line control.
Speaking to Business Daily news in a meeting, Mr Mburu said that, “Very soon we will likewise be guaranteeing our requirements officials have body-worn cameras , similar to the ones you find in the US, so that any activity they make is recorded and we can see it. At the point when you put it off we will likewise need to comprehend the reason why you make it happen.
Official in countries like United States Of America wear body-carms with their uniform. KRA made this move on the grounds that, some part of the staff have been in the past blamed of serving to falsely clear freight and modify gorvenment forms to assist people evade taxes.
Mr Mburu also added that the cams will be carried out to start with expensive spots like boundary focusses, Mombasa Port, the Inland Container Depot and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport(JKIA), where instances of robbery, swindling in announcements of profits, defilement, and pay off have been witnessed.
The authority also want to introduce sensors away tanks to screen the utilization of unrefined components which will educate the volume regarding completed items, in a bid to battle tax avoidance by brewers.