KRA detectives nab 4 in suspected fuel adulteration syndicate

In Summary

• Total of 55 drums seized in Mowlem yard.

Some of the drums of petrol, diesel and paraffin seized in Mowlem on Thursday, October 3, 2019.
Some of the drums of petrol, diesel and paraffin seized in Mowlem on Thursday, October 3, 2019.
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KRA detectives on Thursday nabbed four men suspected to be part of a fuel adulteration syndicate.

Detectives stormed a yard in Nairobi's Mowlem area, where they found 55 drums of petrol, diesel and paraffin.

A generator, fuel tank, two fuel tankers and a truck were also found in the yard, popularly known as 'Macharia's yard'.

The suspects alleged the fuel was being supplied by local depots.

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