Three chiefs sacked over illicit brew
06 July 2015, 15:48
Nyeri - A chief and three assistants from Mukurweini sub-County, Nyeri, have been sacked as crackdown on second generation brews entered day four.
The administrators were sacked over drunkenness and abetting sale of illicit liquor in their areas of jurisdiction.
Area Deputy County Commissioner (DCC), Isaac Masinde said the officers were among illicit brew traders.
“The officers have been found culpable of selling illicit brew and are hereby dismissed from their offices with immediate effect,” said Masinde.
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Among those sent home were Chief Samuel Karwenji Waithaka of Igana location who was dismissed for allegedly being a drunkard and failing to heed several warnings to avoid showing up at work or barazas while drunk.
Thangathi location assistant Chief, Peterson Kimani was also dismissed after stacks of illegal alcohol were found in his business premises at Thangathi Shopping Centre during a raid that was led by area MP, Kabando wa Kabando and the DCC.
Also sacked was John Irungu Kibe of Mbiuni location for being drunk during the crackdown in which thousands of litres of the deadly brew were destroyed.
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