Police smoke out notorious drug peddler from Wote hide-out
By Stephen Nzioka
| July 17th 2018
A notorious bhang trafficker was arrested from his hide-out by police officers in Makueni.
Police said they had been trailing the suspect accused of supplying the drugs across Makueni, Machakos and Kitui.
About 551 rolls of bhang and 500 stones were recovered with the suspect when he was arrested at slaughter Estate in the outskirts of Wote town. at 5. A.M.
The suspect in his 40’s is alleged to be the most notorious bhang trafficker that police have been laying traps for over days.
According to Makueni County Police Commander Joseph Napeiyan, the suspect was in company of other two male accomplices and they had arrived in the town from unknown region with the substance targeting unknown customers.
“Police has been searching for this suspect till it dawn on him yesterday where we received a tip off that in company of other two had arrived in the town and rented a house in Slaughter Estate to sleep before proceeding with their business today (Tuesday). Our officers raided the house at around 5. A.M and arrested them”,
Kyalo, the most wanted suspect was taken in by the Criminal Investigations desk for further interrogations with the other two locked up in Makueni police station awaiting to be arraigned in Court.
However, the Commander ordered for the circulation of the major suspect’s photo to all police stations in lower Eastern for further reports about him to be availed.
He was described to be well-connected with other drug traffickers.
This was not the first time police in Wote arrested victims of drug trafficking while in transit, Mutuku Mukumbi, Wote location chief has been arresting culprits in possession of Canabis Sativa mostly at the Bus Park and the source has never been known.
Obama to deliver Mandela lectureBarack Obama is to deliver the annual Nelson Mandela lecture in South Africa in a rare public appearance since he stepped down as US president.
Opening Ceremony: Kenya takes her pride of place as 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games beginTeam Kenya Paralympics strolled majestically into the Tokyo Olympic Stadium led by captain Rodgers Kiprop and Powerlifter Hellen Wawira for the Openin
Gideon's visit rekindles memories of Moi
- You weren’t my father’s wife, man tells Washington Olweny’s widow
By Daniel Chege
- Officer shoots dead six people including girlfriend, kills self in Kangemi
By Jael Mboga
- Mwingi bus crash survivors recount ordeal as search continues
- 11 students arrested after private school dormitory burns
- William Ruto wheelbarrow back to Kisii
By Erick Abuga