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SUSPECT ARRESTED AS DETECTIVES RECOVERS COUNTEREIT ALCOHOL

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A suspect was on Monday evening arrested following a raid on counterfeited alcoholic drinks in Ruai area.

Teresia Nyokabi Ngatia was arrested following a raid conducted by DCI detectives on a residential property in Ruai and was taken to Kamulu Police Station.

The raid saw the detectives recover over 200 cartons of counterfeited drinks with fake KRA stamps believed to be unsafe to consumers.

“A consignment of counterfeit alcoholic drinks affixed with fake KRA stamps was impounded yesterday evening at a residential property in Ruai, by detectives acting on intelligence leads,” said the DCI in a statement.

“Over 200 cartons containing thousands of bottles of counterfeited spirits destined for the local market were recovered following the ongoing operation on high level tax evasion schemes by traders dealing in alcoholic products,” said the DCI in a statement.

The counterfeited drinks include popular alcoholic brands consumed by Kenyans.

The suspect is set to be arraigned in court.

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