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Three arrested with 298 pellets of cocaine in Donholm, Nairobi

Three suspects have been arrested in possession of 298 pellets of cocaine concealed in teddy bears in New Donholm area, Nairobi.

“As the DCI tightens the noose on drug traffickers, three suspects found with 298 pellets of cocaine concealed in three teddy bears have been arrested at their house in New Donholm area, Nairobi.

Acting on intelligence, Sharon Debra Achieng’, 25, Leon Ochieng’, 28 and Ronald Onyango, 25 were intercepted yesterday by a team of ANU & OSU crime busters with a black suitcase, whose contents were a few clothes, toiletries and three teddy bears.” said DCI

The drug weighing 6.8kg is estimated to have a street value of Ksh 27.5 million was recovered inside the teddy bears alongside several air tickets bearing the name of the female suspect.

“On ripping the teddy bears open 298 pellets of the nose candy weighing about 6.8kg estimated at Sh27.5 million in street value were discovered, alongside several air tickets for different destinations in the name of the female suspect. Also found was Sh37,000 cash believed to be proceeds of the illegal trade.” said DCI

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