19 arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct in Siaya

19 arrested for drunk and disorderly conduct in Siaya

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Nineteen people have been detained at Siaya Police Station following their arrest at a chang’aa den on charges of being drunk and disorderly.

The arrests were made during a coordinated crackdown on illicit liquor, carried out by a team from the National Government Administration and the Kenya Police Service.

Siaya County Police Commander, Mr. Cleti Kimaiyo, reported that the operation, led by Assistant County Commissioner Kaleke Kuyot, also resulted in the arrest of Lydia Atieno Okuta, the owner of the chang’aa den, who was found in possession of one liter of chang’aa.

Additionally, four motorcycles were confiscated and detained at the Siaya Police Station as they were found within the den without valid insurance documents.

Mr. Kimaiyo confirmed that the 20 suspects are currently in custody and are scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, May 16, 2024.


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