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Law student among suspected drug barons nabbed with Sh18m in cash

By MOHAMED AHMED February 13th, 2017 1 min read

Five suspected drug barons were over the weekend arrested with 17kg of heroin worth Sh170 million.

The five were also nabbed with Sh18.4 million cash.

They were arrested on Sunday within Mombasa and Kilifi counties.

Among those arrested is a Kenyan law student who is linked to the two Seychelles citizens who were deported on Saturday.


Speaking to journalists at Bamburi police station, Coast Regional Coordinator Nelson Marwa said the law student was a girlfriend of one of the two Seychellois.

“Two of the suspects were arrested with two kilograms of the heroin while the other were seized with 15 kilos of the drugs which¬† was being hidden at a house in Bamburi for local distributions,” said Mr Marwa.

He said four vehicles belonging to the suspects are also being detained for further investigations.