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Matiang’i Drops Bombshell-Reveals 4 other Products that might contain Mercury

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has revealed that there are more edible products that could contain mercury.

The new revelations comes just a day after the CS revealed that contraband sugar nabbed contained mercury.

READ ALSO:Uhuru finally Responds after Ruto’s Ally Implicates his brother in Sugar Scandal

Speaking before a joint parliamentary committee on Thursday, the CS stated that tomato ketchup, rice and juices could be contaminated.

“It’s important we be truthful to the people. There is some contaminated sugar in the country, and it’s not only sugar. Tomato ketchup, rice, fertilizers, juices and it’s not only mercury, copper and lead! Tests are being done on these products,” he told the MPs.

The CS appeared before the lawmakers on Thursday after failing to honour previous invitations. He apologized for missing the summons.

He added that he would be vindicated on the contents of the contraband sugar once the full report is out.

READ ALSO:Names of 15 rebel Rift Valley MPs who Snubbed DP Ruto’s Urgent night Meeting

“Investigations are not limited to importers, they are extending to us in government. ThePresident has directed that we look at each other and who has done what. Arrests will be made where criminal collusion is found. Public servants found culpable will be prosecuted.

“By 5th of July, they should have conclusive results on the consignment that is in our custody,” he said.

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