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.

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).