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Mbagathi hospital nurse arrested with 60 pellets of heroin

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DCI detectives have arrested a 42-year-old woman with 60 pellets of heroin which she was planning to ingest before flying to an unknown destination.

“Pellets believed to contain heroin were yesterday recovered from a suspected drug trafficker. The suspect Beatrice Awuor, is believed to have been preparing to ingest the 60 pellets of the highly addictive drug for shipment, to an unknown destination.” Said DCI

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Acting on information, Transnational organized crime detectives stormed the house of Beatrice Awour in Kayole where she was arrested alongside two others believed to be her accomplices.

Several passports were recovered including one belonging to the prime suspect with the detectives also discovering an ID identifying Beatrice as a nurse at Mbagathi hospital.

“Transnational organized crime detectives acting on information received via our Fichua kwa DCI hotline, stormed her house in Nasra area within Kayole and pounced on the 42-year-old trafficker.

The detectives ransacked her house and recovered her passport, together with two others bearing the names Caroline Adongo Mujibi and Risper Auma Ochieng, who are suspected to be her accomplices.

Upon further scrutiny, the sleuths managed to identify one of the passports as that of a drug trafficker, who has an ongoing case in court.

Also recovered was a job identification card bearing the names of the mastermind Beatrice Awuor Odhiambo, which identified her as a nurse at Mbagathi hospital.

A digital weighing scale believed to be used in weighing the illegal product made from the seed pod of opium poppy plants was also recovered.

The scene was documented by crime scene personnel based at DCI-Kayole and the pellets handed over to anti-narcotics experts based at DCI headquarters, for forensic analysis.” Said DCI

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