Eight people were arraigned in a Kisumu Court to answer charges of Contravening the Alcoholic Drinks Control Act 2010 on Wednesday, December 1, 2021.
The suspects were arrested on Tuesday during a joint crackdown with the National Administration Officers (NGAO) at Burlo Village, Kisumu East Sub-County, Kenya’s Lake City.
At the same time, police recovered 410 litres of Kangara and Chang’aa (some of the local brews).
“Arrests were made possible by information shared to us in the confidence of the existence of a notorious and unlicensed illicit brew den in the area,” read the police report.
Police have asked Kenyans to detach themselves from unregulated brews, saying they have adverse health and social complications effects.
The officers further called or concerted effort to ensure Kenyans remain safe as they make merry this festive season.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.