Police in Nakuru seize bhang worth an estimated Ksh 3.6 billion

Written By: Hunja Macharia


Police in Nakuru County last evening intercepted a fuel tanker that was ferrying bhang worth an estimated 3.6 million shillings.

Confirming the incident Nakuru Police County Commander Stephen Matu said the officers who were acting on a tip-off seized the consignment that was being transported from Wajir County to an unknown destination.

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The Detectives attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations nabbed the bhang at Mwariki, along the Nakuru – Nairobi highway as it was being transported disguised as petroleum.

Matu said the Special Crime Prevention Unit officers have tracked down the suspect with the support of a mobile service provider.

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The suspect is being held at the Central Police Station in Nakuru County as investigations continue.

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It is the first time for such a huge consignment of narcotics to be seized in the region.

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The incident comes a few days after another consignment of narcotics was seized in Kasarani, Nairobi County.



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