Nairobi News


Agency busts fake lubricant oil plant in Kariokor, find stock worth millions

By Nyaboga Kiage

Five people suspected to be running an illegal lubricant oil filling plant in Kariokor were on Wednesday afternoon arrested by officers from the Anti-Counterfeit Agency.

The agency said the facility was disguises as a garage.

Mr Ibrahim Bulle, the agency’s boss, said that the five will be arraigned in court.

“We also seized packaging equipment and oil worth Sh3 million. They were also in possession of brand labels of Shell, Total Kenya and National oil,” he said.

This came just hours after officers attached to the agency nabbed fake phones and phone accessories along the Luthuli Avenue in Nairobi.

Elsewhere in Nairobi, police have started investigations into the death of a street boy whose body was found on a river bank in Riverside, Ngara.

In Gatundu, police have arrested a middle aged man alleged to be a notorious illicit brew dealer.

Police say the man has been dodging them for long but they got hold of him on Tuesday night.