The government has dispatched a team of officers to check rampant adulteration at fuel pumps across the country.

Energy cabinet secretary Charles Keter says the vice is still rampant and must be stopped.

Keter says the officers will be moving round to nab those still practicing fuel adulteration.

He says the petroleum Bill though still pending in parliament has put in tough penalties for the suspects.

Speaking in Kisumu during the launch of promotional tariff, the CS says the government must ensure that the playing ground for doing business must be leveled.

Keter says they have reports that fuel adulteration is still rampant in Western Kenya and the officers already dispatched will ensure that the culprits are arrested are prosecuted.

He announced that fuel companies that will be found in such business will have their licenses deregistered as a punishment.




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