The DCI confirmed arrest of the main suspect Johanes Odhiambo.

Police are holding one suspect in custody over the production of counterfeit alcohol and use of fake Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) stamps.

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) and officials from KRA confirmed the arrest of the main suspect Johanes Odhiambo.

The detectives discovered a fully-fledged manufacturing and bottling plant during the raid where an assortment of uncustomed alcoholic drinks and fake KRA stamps were recovered.

“After receiving actionable intelligence, the team raided an unmarked go-down within Kasarani's Vickens 30 Industrial Park area where following a detailed search, the officers managed to recover an assortment of different types of spirits, 250ltrs drums of ethanol, assorted bottle lids and assorted counterfeit KRA stamps.”

“Also recovered were 3 empty tanks of 3000ltrs, one 5000ltrs tank full of blended alcohol, and a 10,000ltrs tank containing 3000ltrs of blended alcoholic drink,” police said

The scene has since been preserved for further processing and investigation by DCI's Economic and Commercial Crimes Unit.

Meanwhile, the suspect is being held at a police facility for questioning to provide leads for the apprehension of his 10 other accomplices.

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