Over 2,000 of elicit brew nabbed and destroyed in Likuyani

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The ACC (in blue) when she led the crackdown in Soy
The ACC (in blue) when she led the crackdown in Soy

Security officers in Likuyani Sub County impounded over 2,000 litres brew in a well-coordinated crackdown at Soy trading center.

The operation was led by area Assistant County Commissioner Josephine Sabulei Cherono with the help of Soy sub location assistant chief Boniventure Lugado and his Seregeya counterpart Moses Shivina together with police officers from Likuyani police station aimed at closing down brewing and selling points for illicit drinks within center and its environs.

During the operation, two brewers were arrested and confined at Likuyani police station before being arraigned in court.

Thanking members of the public for cooperating with police officers, especially in providing vital information the ACC revealed that 2,000 liters of kangara were destroyed and 60 litres of chang’aa impounded.

Ms. Cherono assured area residents that the government will not relent in her efforts to fight and eliminate all illegal breweries and drinking points in the sub county.

She said the operation will continue to ensure that the area was cleaned of illicit brews vowing to use all available means to ensure that illicit brewing was completely curtailed in the area.

The operation she said was also targeting drug users and barons, adding that the youth had been heavily drawn to the vice.

The administrators advised brewers to form groups and engage in other economic activities other than illicit brewing.