Three arrested with Sh27.5 million cocaine in Donholm

Three arrested with Sh27.5 million cocaine in Donholm
Three arrested with Sh27.5 million cocaine in Donholm

Africa-Press – Kenya. Detectives have arrested three suspects on allegations of trafficking cocaine in the New Donholm area in Nairobi.

The three suspects were found with 298 pellets of cocaine which were concealed in three teddy bears at their house in the New Donholm area.

The three suspects, a lady and two men were intercepted on Saturday by a team of ANU & OSU detectives.

The suspects were found with a black suitcase whose contents were a few clothes, toiletries and three teddy bears.

“On ripping the teddy bears open 298 pellets of the nose candy weighing about 6.8kg estimated at Sh27.5 million in street value were discovered,” detectives said.

The detectives also found several air tickets for different destinations in the name of the female suspect.

Also found was Sh37,000 cash believed to be proceeds of the illegal trade.

“The DCI thanks the members of the public who continue to Fichua kwa DCI by sharing actionable information, and warns traffickers that their misplaced efforts will only earn them tickets to courtrooms and correctional facilities,” detectives said.

The detectives said they have tightened their noose in the fight against drug trafficking in the country.

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