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Bhang worth Ksh 435K recovered in Moyale

Detectives based in Moyale have recovered bhang hidden in sacks of beans heading to various parts of the country.

The sacks which had been left by a unknown person at the booking station of Liban bus caught the attention of the management who alerted the police. With the help of sniffer dogs, 22 bales of bhang worth Ksh 435,000 were recovered.

“Detectives based at Moyale Sub County have today recovered narcotic drugs hidden in sacks of beans that were destined to an uknown location.

Acting on information from members of the public, the detectives under the leadership of SCCIO Moyale responded to a report of a suspicious person with four sacks of beans at Liban bus booking office.

Upon arrival, they discovered that the sacks had been left unattended at the entrance of the said booking office, and the owner was nowhere to be found, as he was claimed to have gone for authorization papers from KRA offices.

To determine the contents of the sacks, the officers sought the assistance of a police sniffer dog, which identified presence of something suspicious inside the sacks.

The four sacks were escorted to DCI Moyale offices where they were opened, revealing twenty-two (22) bales of cannabis sativa with an estimated street value of Kshs 435,000.

Efforts to trace and arrest the suspect who is still at large are ongoing, and the recovered cannabis sativa is being kept under lawful custody as exhibit.” said DCI

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