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Five Arrested in Lamu with Bhang Worth 250K

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By Shadrack Nyakoe

Five People were yesterday arrested along the Minjila-Mokowe route at the Koreni Lamu County, area while transporting 246 rolls of bhang worth Ksh. 250,000.

The five who were three men and two females were on transit in a metallic grey Toyota Voxy that had cleverly stashed the drugs inside a spare tire.

The officers from Mokowe police station were tipped by a member of the public who had suspected the vehicle to be transporting suspicious goods.

“While on a routine mobile patrol earlier in the day, received a tip-off from a member of the public concerning a vehicle carrying suspicious goods plying the Minjila-Mokowe route. The officers immediately swung into action, setting up a roadblock at the Koreni area where they flagged down the vehicle, a metallic grey Toyota Voxy,” said National Police Service on Twitter.

DCI officers from Hindi are currently handling the case to prefer the appropriate charges for the five.

Further on the National Police Service has called out Kenyans to avoid drug indulgence through trafficking and usage.

“We continue to discourage indulgence in drug trafficking and use, we continue to reiterate our commitment to our role against drug and substance abuse,” they stated.

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