Changaa possessors arrested in Konoin.Photo by Wabende.
Several people have been arrested in Konoin and Bomet East Sub counties following the crackdown of illicit brews in Bomet county.
This come in wake of an incident when five people died in Nakuru county after consuming lethal brews.
Since yesterday in Konoin an operation dubbed "Operation Maliza Pombe." The operation was coordinated by Sub county Police Commander and Deputy County Commissioner.
Those arrested were found operating bars,wines and spirit outlets without licenses,selling before and after hours,distillers and sellers of changaa.
Most of those arrested in Bomet East were found in possession of changaa.A spot check by this opera news found out that most of the outlets have abide by rules.
Those arrested yesterday were arraigned before Sotik court and Bomet court while those arrested in today's operations are expected to be in court tomorrow.
Cases of consumption of illicit brews and emergence of third generation alcoholic drinks are on the increase in many parts of Kericho,Bomet,Narok and Nakuru counties.
Rift Valley Regional Commissioner Mr George Natembea has given stern warning to National Government Administrative Officers that they will be held responsible if illicit brews are found in their respective areas.
In Nakuru top senior police officers and some members of National Government Administrative Officers were interdicted from duties awaiting disciplinary actions.
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