Is charcoal business still practiced in Kitui



Over a year and a half now, Kitui Governor, Charity Ngilu imposed a ban on charcoal burning and logging across the county.

A lorry with registration number,KCT339T which is believed to be carrying charcoal overturned at Ikongo- Irira area of Mumoni sub-county,Kitui.

According to Peter Muthui, an eye witness,the same lorry was intercepted and driver charged at Kyuso law court  a week ago.

“Although we have not yet identified what the lorry is carrying,we suspect it has sacks of charcoal inside it,” said Muthui.

Mumoni sub county police commander, Peter Oduor said they have not yet identified whether the lorry was transporting charcoal.

More to follow………..


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