Residents of Gitesanyi village, Mvumba cell in Murama sector of Ngoma District, on Saturday led police in the area to two plants distilling an illegal brew called viki, where about 3300 litres of the illicit liquor was discovered.
About 2000 litres of the illegal brew were discovered from a distillery owned by one Francois Mudaheranwa while the second one, where 1300 litres were discovered, in owned by one, Irene Mukawizeye.
The illicit brew was destroyed by both police and the public.
CIP Oscar Magwigwi thanked area residents for supporting Rwanda National Police (RNP) in fighting and preventing drug abuse.
He appealed to them to continue with the spirit and effectively combat such illegal activities.
The operation came shortly after the monthly community work, Umuganda conducted in the area.
Fighting drug abuse is among the Rwanda National Police priorities.