Two charged with bhang worth Sh6.9m

Brian Nabibya Barasa (right) and Patrick Puma Maina when presented before Milimani court Chief Magistrate Wendy Kagendo on Monday, February 8, 2022.[Collins Kweyu, Standard]

Two men on Monday denied trafficking narcotics worth over Sh6.9m.

Brian Nabibya Barasa and Patrick Puma Maina, who appeared Milimani Chief Magistrate Wendy Kagendo, were arrested on Friday along the Nakuru-Nairobi highway and detained at Muthaiga Police Station.

Barasa told court he was a dog breeder while Maina claimed he is involved in construction of homes.

They were released on a bond of Sh1m with one surety each or alternatively pay a cash bail of Sh700,000.