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Cocaine and Heroine worth Ksh 3.7M recovered in Mombasa and Kilifi

A multi agency team has recovered cocaine and heroine worth Ksh 3.7 million in Mombasa and Kilifi and arrested three suspects.

“Suspected Cocaine and Heroine estimated at Sh3.7 million in street value was also recovered in another operation conducted in other parts of Mombasa and Kilifi Counties.

In a swoop conducted in the wee hours of May 7, 2024 by a combined team of Anti-narcotic Unit (ANU) and Transnational Organized Crime Unit (TOCU) detectives, 50 grams of cocaine and 1.15kgs of heroin were recovered.” said DCI

Two suspects were arrested in Kisauni, Mombasa with narcotics worth Ksh 3.25 million with the third suspect arrested in Mtwapa with narcotics worth Ksh 450,000.

“A suspect namely Hussein Mansur Salim was apprehended in Kisauni, Mwandoni with approximately 50 grams of cocaine valued at Sh250,000. In Kisauni at Stage ya Paka, Ali Swale was also arrested with approximately 1kg of heroin, with a street value of Sh3,000,000.

Similary, Harrison Mwenda Kiambi was also netted in Mtwapa Maweni with heroin weighing 150 grams, valued at Sh 450,000. The three suspects are in lawful custody pending arraigment.” said DCI

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