Bhang Worth 5.6 Million Seized In Samburu

Kenyan authorities apprehended three suspects in Samburu County on Monday night for trafficking a significant quantity of marijuana. The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) announced the arrests in a statement on Tuesday, January 9th.

  • 196 kilograms of marijuana, concealed beneath sacks of beans, were seized at Archers Post.
  • A police dog aided in the drug discovery.
  • The estimated street value of the confiscated marijuana is Ksh5.9 million.
  • The driver of the truck, Isaack Mohammed Bakacha (34), and two passengers, Harun Mohammed Galgalo (20) and Ali Abdikadir Mohammed (22), were arrested.

“After a thorough search, 66 bales of bhang estimated at a street value of Ksh5.9 million were confiscated and have since been secured as exhibits. The vehicle has also been detained pending further investigations,” DCI stated.

Authorities have intensified efforts to combat drug trafficking in recent months.

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