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PHOTOS: Crackdown on Illicit brewers in Uasin Gishu

The government has heightened the crackdown on unlawful brewers in Uasin Gishu county with more than half of the alcohol considered as illicit and not safe for sale in the market. The County Commissioner in partnership with the Directorate of Criminal Investigations have intensified regulations to deter the threat.

Talking during a crackdown at Hawaii estate in Moiben sub-county, the Uasin Gishu County Commissioner Dr. Eddyson Nyale announced that unlicensed openings making and peddling degraded liquor that feigned threat to customers have thrived enormously in the county.

He amplified that the brewers have numerous compartments for distilling, bottling and plugging the brews. He claimed that the brews are commonly mixed with harmful concoction ethanol by merchants in a submission to earn more revenues and get more consumers.

PHOTO; Illegal brew nabbed in Uasin Gishu county.

The County Commissioner regretted the fact that alcohol associated casualties in Kenya are widespread although they can be avoided with the moral enforcement.

Dr. Nyale pledged that the National Police Service, and other National government officers have bolstered alertness in the county as a fundamental criterion geared towards amping up the war against illegal alcohol.

PHOTO; Illegal brew nabbed in Uasin Gishu county.

He also administered a notification to all bar proprietors and exhorted them to stay compliant with the law in order to prevent corrective enforcement regulations. He claimed that they should be watchful on the illicit categories and report if they notice any dealer selling the illicit brews.

PHOTO; illegal brew nabbed in Uasin Gishu county.

The security council at county station and sub county level are calling upon all counties to guarantee that there are no illicit brew being auctioned to the residents.

He also instructed the investors in this type of business to contemplate capitalizing in other valid and effective industries that could profit the citizens and community at large.

The Deputy Police commander Ng’eno Zacchaeus said so far, seven suspects have been arrested.

“The people we have arrested are the ones who were working at the factory and as for now, they are our prime suspects,” he added.

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Directorate of Criminal Investigations Hawaii Moiben Uasin Uasin Gishu


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