KRA nabs Sh12m alcohol with fake stamps in Thika

KRA, Times Towers

Times Tower in Nairobi, the headquarters of the Kenya Revenue Authority.

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What you need to know:

  • Together with the multi-agency team charged with combating illicit trade, KRA impounded 1,600 cartons of the spirit drinks, which were branded Fiesta Special Ice and were packed in 10-litre bottles.
  • The multi-agency team said it was continuing with the operation against counterfeit products countrywide to ensure that illicit trade is eliminated.

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) Friday impounded alcoholic products worth Sh12 million bearing fake excise stamps at a firm in Thika, Kiambu County, after intercepting a lorry that was ferrying them early this week.

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