Woman charged with trading in Sh7m bhang

Grace Akoth Otieno was arrested in Ruaraka, Nairobi and charged with trafficking bhang worth Sh7,387,000. [Collins Kweyu, Standard]

A woman accused of failing to honour court summons to answer to allegations of trafficking narcotics was rearrested and charged afresh.

Grace Akoth Otieno was arrested in Ruaraka, Nairobi. She was charged with trafficking bhang worth Sh7,387,000.

Akoth was charged that on August 17, 2016 at Kasabuni area in Ruaraka jointly with others not before court trafficked 369.35kgs of bhang.

She denied the charge and was remanded in prison until February 14.