Thursday, February 22, 2024

Counterfeit alcoholic drinks worth Ksh 984K seized in Nairobi

DCI detectives in conjunction with KRA officers have on Wednesday morning seized 4,920 pieces of 250ml bottles of counterfeit alcoholic drinks in Nairobi.

The illicit liquor with a street value of Ksh 984,000 was escorted to KRA warehouse and a seizure notice issued to the suspect involved.

“Economic and Commercial Crimes Unit detectives jointly with KRA officers have this morning seized 4,920 pieces of 250ml bottles of counterfeit alcoholic drinks in a raid at a store along Kirinyaga Rd in Nairobi.

The recovery which comprises of mixed brands of the illicit liquor with an estimated value of Sh 984,000 has been escorted to a KRA warehouse, and a seizure notice issued to the suspect.

As the crackdown christened Operation Uchumi heightens, further investigations are ongoing to establish the source of the counterfeit drinks.” said DCI

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