Operation at City Market nab 35 illegal traders without certificates .

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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,8TH JUNE 2018-35  traders operating without license at the  City market in Nairobi central business district have been arrested in an operation conducted by the directorate of   County  inspectorate in the county.
Addressing the press  after the operation  Nairobi Director of the Enforcement Peter Mbaya says that the crackdown started on Monday targeting among others those  slaughtering chicken and fish in the market without medical certificate .
He added that the move has led foul smell coming out from the market and also jeopardizing hygiene .Several Kilograms of   meat  being sold  without  license was also confiscated and will be destroyed.
He further added that 70 illegal traders were arrested on Monday, 26 arrested on Thursday and 35 illegal traders arrested today leading to a total of 131 illegal traders arrested.
It emerged that it is  only 1000 traders  at the busy city market have permits to conduct their business in the market  while other have been operating illegally.
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