Police in Kilifi have nabbed 477 kilograms of bhang valued at Ksh14 million.
In a statement, the National Police Service (NPS) confirmed the arrest of two suspects, George Nitti and Raphael Mbithi, all aged 37.
"Today, 06/12/2023 within Swallows area in Kilifi South, National Police Service Officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)arrested two suspects namely George Nitti, 37 and Raphael Mbithi, 37 with bhang weighing 477 Kgs, estimated to cost Ksh14 million," NPS stated.
The police also impounded a motor vehicle which was transporting the drugs, a Toyota Harrier registration number KDK020B.
"Also seized in the morning incident was a motor vehicle reg no. KDK 020 B Toyota Harrier that was ferrying the drugs. The matter is under investigation by the DCI. The National Police Service reiterates its commitment to the investigation of crimes," NPS added.
The two are in police custody awaiting arraignment.