Kiambu: Police arrest 3 d**g suspects in Uthiru

By , K24 Digital
On Fri, 7 Apr, 2023 11:25 | < 1 min read
Recovered sachets of drugs. PHOTO/DCI

Police in Uthiru, Kiambu County arrested three suspects behind drug trafficking business in the area.

In a statement, police said they also recovered sachets of cocaine and heroin during the operation.

"Two drug traffickers were arrested yesterday by anti-narcotics detectives and drugs suspected to be heroin were recovered during the early morning raid.

"A total of 222 sachets of the highly addictive drug were recovered from a boda boda rider in Uthiru area, who is believed to have been making deliveries to potential clients," the statement read in part.

Undercover police

The undercover sleuths pounced on Selestino Inee, 32, who was ferrying the drugs stashed in his jacket using a motorbike registration number KMEY 571Y.

"The suspect led the detectives to his accomplice’s house Pepriter Kadenyi, 44, where a further recovery of the granular substance was recovered.

"Also recovered was dry weed with a street value of Ksh100,000 wrapped in a manila shopping bag and two digital weighing scales.

The arrest of the duo followed an operation in neighbouring Rirurta Satellite the previous day, where the detectives recovered 13 sachets of cocaine from one Vincent Amufa, 40.

The three suspects are currently in custody at Muthaiga Police Station pending their arraignment in court next week on Tuesday.

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