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Five die after Consuming Poisonous Alcohol in Embu County.

Five people have died and others have lost their sites after allegedly consuming what is suspected to be an Illicit brew in Siare, Mbere north, Embu county.

Families of the deceased say that the victims consumed the brew on Sunday and later complained of stomach aches on Sunday morning hours but succumbed on Sunday evening.

Residents of Saire village Mbere ward say the sale and consumption of illicit brew is rampant in the area but little has been done to deal with the illicit brew.

Mbere north member of Parliament Geoffrey iruki has accused the police from Siakago police station of colluding with residents dealing with illicit brews

Mbere north deputy county police commander Anne mitema dismissed claims of death caused by alcohol and said the 5 succumbed due to breathing complications and from consuming poisonous substances.

The incident comes just 3 months after 10 people died in Hodi Hodi in saikago after consuming a killer substance suspected to be methanol.

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