Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Seven die after consuming fatal brew in Ruiru

KBC News: "Seven people have died after consuming an illicit brew at Ruiru in Thika County.

Ruiru District Commissioner Erastus Mbui says four died while receiving treatment at Ruiru hospital and three others at various locations.

He said they have launched investigation into the incident to establish the exact cause of the deaths.

Speaking to Kenya Broadcasting Corporation (KBC) on phone, Mbui said 6 people are admitted at the hospital.

He noted that his office has been fighting illegal brewing in the area.

The incident comes a day after a lethal brew called ‘Yokozuna' claimed twelve lives in Nyahururu in Nyahururu and Ol Kalou."