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Police seize bhang worth Sh20,000

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Administration Police seized three kilogrammes and 145 rolls of bhang worth Sh20,000 in Soi Location, Kakamega County, and arrested a man they suspect was trafficking the drugs.

 Soi Location Chief Charles Banda (Left) packing the 3Kgs and 145 rolls of bhang worth Sh.20, 000 in a bag that was seized by police officers in Likuyani, Kakamega County on 24th June 2016 after police acted on a tip-off. Likuyani OCPD Mr. Meshack Kiptum confirmed the incident and said the suspect Elija Kiberenge was being held at Matunda Police Station awaiting to be arraigned in an Eldoret court. [PHOTO: IGNATIUS ODANGA/STANDARD]

The man was taken to Matunda Police Station and will be arraigned in an Eldoret court. “Police received a tip-off from members of public that he was selling bhang. They responded swiftly and arrested him,” the area’s OCPD Meshack Kiptum, said.

The OCPD said the suspect was a notorious bhang seller. Police also arrested two women with 70 litres of illicit brew.

- Ignatius Odanga

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