Detectives seize narcotic drugs at JKIA

Written By: Collins Anampiu

Police at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Tuesday seized several kilos of narcotics drugs destined for Australia and India.

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In a statement on its twitter handle Directorate of Criminal Investigations said the narcotics were concealed in books and hair braids.

After verification, they were found to have been prohibited drugs, Cocaine and Methamphetamine.

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The contraband which was intercepted by the Directorate of Criminal Investigation Anti-Narcotics Unit (ANU) detectives is said to have been destined for Australia from Zambia.

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The second consignment en route to India from Juba in South Sudan was described as hair braids, but on inspection were found to contain a white powdery substance which on being tested turned to be cocaine.

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Both consignments were seized pending further investigations, with ANU detectives seeking Interpol interventions to track down the traffickers and bring them to book.

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