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Four Suspects In Expired Meat Scandal Detained For 21 Days At Likoni Town Police Station

Four people arrested today Sunday morning in Likoni town for repackaging expired meat have been detained for a period of 21 days at Likoni town police station in Mombasa County enable police conclude an going investigations into the alleged incident.

Likoni town Inspector Pauline Martin has given police constable Jackson Owiny in charge of the police cell the authority to continue holding the four suspects at the police cells for 22 days.

“I command the suspects to be detained at Likoni Police Station for 10 days,” the court ruled.

At the time of their arrest, the police said the four were found repackaging several tins of assorted expired meat into tins labelled with brand names as fresh meat with extended expiry date as at 21st October 2018.

Preliminary reports proved that the meat was not fit for human consumption.

Pauline said that following accounts of information doing around it was alleged that the four are suspected to have supplied the expired meat unfit for human consumption to several parts of the town.

The police inspector have so far revealed that the investigating team require to extend its inquiry to the Mombasa meat commission to authenticate the validity and expiry dates of the said meat.

The latest developments came when last month two people were nabbed by police in the same area for allegedly circulating fake notes.

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