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Police recover 159 more pellets of heroine from Ugandan woman

Detectives have on Wednesday recovered 159 more pellets of heroine from a drug trafficking suspect arrested on Tuesday.

The new discovery now brings to 189 the total number of pellets of the highly addictive substance obtained from the 27-year-old woman of Ugandan national.

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“Further to yesterday’s recovery of heroin pellets from a drug trafficking suspect, detectives have after weighing and sampling the recovered drugs, discovered an additional 159 pellets from the suspect. This makes the total number of recovered pellets 189.” Said DCI

The suspect identified as Bizu Rubi Halima was arrested at hotel room in Nairobi where it is believed she had been waiting for her Kenyan contact before the police pounced on her.

“A 27-year-old woman suspected of trafficking heroin has been arrested by DCI detectives this evening and 30 pellets of the highly addictive drug recovered from her. The woman, a Ugandan national identified as Bizu Rubi Halima, was arrested at a hotel room in Hamza along Jogoo road, where she is believed to have been waiting for her Kenyan contact to deliver the drugs to him.

The pellets were carefully concealed as potato crisps. Transnational and organized crimes detectives pounced on her after receiving information on her suspicious activities, through our Fichua kwa DCI hotline, 0800 722 203. As the detectives pursue her accomplices, the suspect is being processed for arraignment.” Said DCI

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