The Government through Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya has ordered the closure of all wines and spirits in Bahati, Nakuru County.
The order by Natembeya comes after the death of ten people who consumed illicit brew on Tuesday in Bahati.
An expectant mother is fighting for her life at the Nakuru County Teaching and Referral Hospital after consuming illicit alcohol.
Police officers have since launched a crackdown against illicit liquor in Hodi Hodi and JC villages in Bahati where the incidences occurred.
Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui condemned the sale and consumption of illicit brew that leaves the youth unproductive and in some cases causes death.
The Governor urged the locals’ to be vigilant and expose those selling the lethal brew.