Police in Kuria West Sub County have dispatched an examination concerning 150 tons of maize purportedly pirated from Tanzania by means of ungazetted passage focuses and appropriated at Gukipimo market in Kuria West Sub County on Thursday.
Kuria West Police Commander Cleti Kimaiyo expressed that few dealers connected to the maize appropriated are needed to record proclamations with the workplace of the Director of Criminal Investigation in Kuria West Sub.
He expressed that the stores where the 150 tons of maize were found yesterday were fixed by Kenya Revenue Officers (KRA) from Isebania, specialists from the Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS), and Public Health Officers.
Migori region chief Boaz Cherutich on Thursday drove a multi-office group in a day-long crackdown on pirated maize.
Cherutich expressed that the public authority is keen on learning the causes of the maize in different stores along the boundary, too whether the grains have aflatoxins.
The region magistrate noticed that during the activity, which will be done by a multi-organization group, all brokers who have maize stores in the area will be enlisted and their maize will be inspected.
The county commissioner has also issued a warning to traders importing maize from neighboring countries, stating that the government has prohibited maize importation into the country.