Police intercept bhang worth Ksh7.4m in Migori

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Police officers in Migori have intercepted bhang worth 7.4 million shillings   that was being ferried from Migori to an unknown destination along the busy Kisii – Migori highway.

According the County Commissioner Joseph Rotich, the first consignment of bhang worth 2.3 million shillings was being ferried in a probox vehicle that sped off at a police roadblock prompting police officers to pursue it.

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The second consignment was intercepted at Giribe, within Suna west   while it was being packaged in readiness for transportation.

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The  commissioner said  that  the war on narcotics  in Migori county has  become  difficult to tackle  since traffickers have  come up with new ways of  packaging  and transporting the drugs.

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He however added that   security officers are out in full force to deal with the traffickers.

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The two drug consignments weighed   560 kilograms. The suspects will be arraigned in court once investigations are complete.

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