Thika West Deputy County Commissioner (DCC) Jeremiah Gicheru has warned businessmen trading on wines and spirits and still supplying second generation liqour that he will not relent in the fight. warned Thika. At the same time, he has cautioned bar and night clubs owners against recruiting under age children saying that the perpetrators would be brought to book.
Speaking in Thika Town on Tuesday, Gicheru said that wananchi had tipped his office of dens of counterfeit liquor that were still operating in Thika especially in Ngoingwa, Kiandutu, Kiganjo and Athena. He said that he had arrested some perpetrators who are waiting to be arraigned in court.

Several undercover police officers had been deployed to those areas and once they gather sufficient evidence, they will crack the whip to apprehend those selling and supplying the brew.
“I have my men who are investigating the dens to understand where the brew is coming from or who is the supplier of the killer sip,” said Gicheru.

He further revealed that he had revoked licenses of several bars and restaurants that were selling alcohol to minors, and pledged to be more vigilant as we approach the festive season. He however urged Kiambu leaders to sensitize residents on the importance of community policing in a bid to enhance security and better life for the people of Thika.