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109 Shisha pots seized, two arrested in Kasarani by NACADA, DCI officers

By Antynet Ford

National Authority for the Campaign against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA) officers yesterday arrested two suspects and 109 shisha pots being seized at Alfakher Lounge in Mirema Drive, Kasarani area following a city crackdown.

The two identified as Patricia Wanza and Asmelder Wambui were apprehended in the operation which ended in the wee hours of this morning.

NACADA in conjunction with officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations, and Kenya Police also seized other contraband goods at the premises.

They include 50 Alfakher flavours (gums with mint flavours), 170 pieces of flavours al-sultan, 400 coconut charcoal pieces and 16 charcoal carriers.

Others are 140 orange mint Alfakher flavours, 29 blueberry mint flavours, 50 grape mint flavours and other items used in consuming shisha.

The suspects will remain in police custody at Kasarani Police Station awaiting to be arraigned in court.

Since last year NACADA has intensified its crackdown on curbing the sale and consumption of shisha products.

Over 60 raids have been conducted in clubs and party joints located in Nairobi and Mombasa.

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