Police arrest two in possession of counterfeit alcoholic drinks

Part of the 170 cartons of counterfeit alcoholic drinks. [DCI, Twitter]

Police in Nairobi have arrested two people suspected of trading in counterfeit alcohol.

One hundred and seventy (170) cartons of counterfeit alcoholic drinks were found in their possession on Tuesday.

A multi-agency team comprising officers from KRA and DCI busted the suspects transporting the said-merchandise in Nairobi metropolis.

Branded bottles of Konyagi, Triple Ace, Smart Vodka and Kibao were recovered.

“The suspects led detectives to their bottle collection yard, where used bottles of different brands are assembled after being dumped and refilled with the counterfeited drinks,” the DCI said in a statement.

The suspects, a man and a woman, will be arraigned on Wednesday, November 30.