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ILLEGAL BUSINESS

ADAGI PAUL: Take stern action on illicit alcohol trade

Its manufacture and consumption continue unabated despite the existence of local administrators

In Summary

•Several factors favour the growth of this trade in spite of efforts by authorities to control it.

•According to a study on illicit brew by Kenyatta National Hospital in 2000, the main causes of alcohol abuse include stress, idleness, peer pressure, family history, personal history of trauma and curiosity.

Consumption of illicit brews in Kenya continues to trouble the government despite efforts to contain it.

Traders in the illegal business are smiling all the way to the bank while continued ...