Five arrested in Meru with drugs worth Ksh.3M

  • PublishedNovember 9, 2018

Police in Meru on Wednesday, arrested five suspected drug traffickers after they were found in possession of 103 kilograms of narcotics with an estimated street value of Ksh.3 million.

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations said the five, four men and one woman, were arrested at Konje estate following a tip off by members of the public.

#ChargedToday|Five suspects found Trafficking Narcotics weighing 103Kgs & worth over 3million shillings will Today be charged in Court. The five; four men & one woman were arrested at Konje Estate within Meru Town by #DCI Detectives following a tip-off from members of the Public. pic.twitter.com/jHlQ4dstrd

— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) November 8, 2018

They are James Igweta, Frida Kimani, Jacob Makunyu, Timothy Kinoti and Josphat Ekeno who are expected to be arraigned on Thursday, November 8.

The arrest came two days after detectives nabbed narcotics worth millions of shillings at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

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