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November 13, 2018

Five arrested trafficking narcotics worth Sh3m in Meru

One of the suspects found trafficking narcotics weighing 103Kgs./COURTESY
One of the suspects found trafficking narcotics weighing 103Kgs./COURTESY

Five suspects found trafficking narcotics weighing 103Kgs worth over Sh3million are to be arraigned in court on Thursday.

The five; James Igweta, Frida Kimani, Jacob Makunyu, Timothy Kinoti and Josphat Ekeno were arrested on Wednesday evening by DCI detectives.

They were arrested at Konje Estate, Meru Town following a tip-off from members of the public.

This comes a day after the DCI detectives seized narcotics worth millions of shillings at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The consignment was hidden in a carton containing make-up kits. The narcotics which comprised of heroin and methamphetamine were destined for New Zealand and China.

More on this: DCI seizes drugs worth millions hidden in makeup kits at JKIA

Also read: Police seize 20kg narcotics at JKIA disguised as Kericho Gold tea

 

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