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Marijuana disguised as animal feed seized in Nakuru, three arrested

The seizure by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) followed a tip-off

Three suspects trafficking marijuana disguised as animal feed have been arrested in Subukia, Nakuru county.

The seizure by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) followed a tip-off regarding a suspicious Nissan vehicle, that led to its interception in Subukia while en route to Nakuru.

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In the Friday operation, 45 bales of Marijuana weighing 138kg were found parked separately in a KBX 684H Nissan Vanette and KBZ 861H Toyota Crown Royal Saloon.

“After search and discovery of 9 bales covered in sacks of hay, the driver, Evans Oluoch Rogo, 32 led detectives to his two accomplices who were enjoying a cool breeze at QUALIT Hotel in the city of Nakuru” said the DCI on X.

Ali Abdikadir Ali, 30 and Ortofa Dida aged 28 were also arrested and 36 bales of the illicit substance weighing 79kg were impounded from their saloon car.

The Anti-Narcotics Unit has put in place stringent measures to dismantle drug trafficking cartels in concerted efforts to paralyse the illicit trade.

The case was referred to the Rift Valley Regional Headquarters in Nakuru where legal procedures have been instigated.

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