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State agencies impound goods worth Sh48 million - 8 months ago, 14 June 11:33

By: Mercy Gakii @gaki ...

Roofing materials estimated to be worth more than Sh46 million were among items recovered on Friday in a joint government operation on counterfeit products.

The raid along Enterprise Road in Nairobi's Industrial Area, recovered more than 70,000 pieces of roofing materials at a go down owned by a Chinese businessman.

Kenya Revenue Authority said while the trader who was not present during the raid is legally in the country, the goods are not certified.

“We will investigate further to verify whether the business is also tax compliant. The materials will be collected immediately for further tests by Kebs (Kenya Bureau of Standards) before being destroyed,” said KRA commissioner for strategic operation Githii Mburu.

The second raid at Trufoods on Jogoo Road recovered 20 tonnes of various consumable items among them peanut butter, tomato paste and Choco Primo drinking chocolate products. They goods estimated to be worth Sh2 million all lacked the Kebs ...
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