Police have 24 hours to charge or release Punjani's wife, four others
SEE ALSO :Drugs, fake money and wanted tycoon“Police have not given any reason as to why they will want to detain the respondents. They have 24 hours until 4PM to charge them or release them unconditionally,” said Odhiambo. In their application, police had said that Punjani’ family was one of the families linked to drug trafficking in Coast region and that releasing her wife would compromise the investigations. However, Punjani’s lawyer Asige said that police were just maliciously accusing his clients and they lacked evidence. He said that police had found no narcotics at Punjani’s homestead despite the 12-hour search with sniffer dogs. “I can confirm that police raided the home of Punjani without a warrant and proceeded to search the homestead and after 12 hours of searching, they found no narcotics. And they have not pressed any charges so far,” said Asige.
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