A Multi Agency team comprising of officers from DCI Headquarters– Economic and Commercial Crimes Unit and Kenya Revenue Authority has today conducted an operation in a residential house within Kirigiti area in Kiambu County where they have recovered over 3800 bottles of counterfeit drinks that include Chrome gin, Kibao gin, Aquila gin and Trace gin.
Additionally, 24,000 pieces of counterfeit KRA Stamps, 260 liters of Ethanol, 3 Sacks of assorted bottle caps and 3440 pieces of empty bottles have also been recovered from the same house.
The value of the illicit recoveries has been estimated at Ksh 7,836,500 with a VAT loss of Ksh 1,253,840 and exercise duty loss of Ksh 2,774,551.49.
Upon conclusion of the relevant legal procedures, the recovered goods have been escorted to a KRA Warehouse.
Further, detectives have launched a man hunt of the suspect who is still at large.