By Cyrus OmbatiÂ
NAIROBI; KENYA: Another Nigerian national who was among drug lords deported in June together with Anthony Chinedu for involvement in narcotics trafficking has sneaked back and arrested in Nairobi's Donholm area.
Enobemhe Emmanuel Peter was arrested alongside a Kenyan woman and a powder believed to be drugs found on them.Â
The woman identified as Virginia Wakini had just arrived from Tanzania via Namanga border when police raided their house.Â
Police say they were trailing the woman on Friday nightÂ when they stumbled on Peter as he took refuge in a room.
Â When questioned, Peter confessed to police he came back to Kenya late last month through the Namanga border using a different passport.Â
"He says he came back three weeks ago using different papers but he is among those who had been deported to their countries for drug trafficking," said head of special crimes prevention unit Noah Katumo.Â
The Nigerian is among drug lords who were deported on June 3 following a presidential order that the dealers be rounded up and sent back to their countries.
He is the second drug dealer to be arrested after sneaking back to Kenya after being deported. Police have since learnt there are four other drug dealers who were deported but have since sneaked back to Kenya using fake papers and are engaged in the crime.
"We have reports there are at least four of those we deported who have come back and are hiding while selling the drugs to our children," said a senior police officer.
Late July, EthiopianÂ Solomon Walde Haulu, 76 sneaked back to the country at undisclosed date and hid in Eastleigh where he was arrested.
Haulu had been deported on June 11 for being in Kenya illegally and over accusations of being a drug trafficker.
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