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DCI nab cocaine trafficker in Thika

The 24-year old male was identified as Charles Obaga Kavehere

DCI officers have arrested a passenger in a Nairobi-bound bus from Moyale in possession of 417g of cocaine valued at Ksh 1.8 million.

The suspect, a 24-year old male identified as Charles Obaga Kavehere was ejected from the bus early Friday and found with the illegal substance hidden under the inner soles of his rubber shoes.

Acting on intelligence information, anti-narcotics detectives augmented by the Operations Support Unit intercepted the bus belonging to Score Investment Ltd at Blue Post section of Thika, conducting a search that saw him arrested.

The suspect was taken to the Jomo Kenyatta Intn’l Airport (JKIA) for further screening within his person, where detectives established that, besides the 417g of cocaine he had swallowed more drugs that he intended to egest at the destination.

Kavehere is currently in the custody of JKIA-ANU officers pending egestion of the swallowed sachets and further legal procedures.

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