State fights contraband in war against funding of terrorism

Interior CS Fred Matiang'i (in checked shirt) greets Garissa Governor Ali Korane on January 27, 2020 when he paid him a courtesy call. Dr Matiang'i said the government will intensify the fight against illicit trade. PHOTO | COURTESY

What you need to know:

  • Dr Matiang’i said that the illicit trade is hurting businesses in the country.
  • He said the government will launch a security operation and enhance surveillance along Kenya’s borders.
  • The CS said it is unfortunate that Kenyans have lost their lives to terrorism.

The government has intensified the war against contraband and smuggling of goods as part of a comprehensive strategy in countering the financing of terrorist activities.

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