5 Arrested With Suitcase, ‘Spare Tyre’ Full Of Bhang In Lamu

Police in Koreni, Lamu County have arrested five people ferrying 246 rolls of bhang estimated to be worth over Ksh.250,000.

The 3 men and 2 ladies were aboard a Toyota station wagon plying the Minjila-Mokowe route when police officers flagged it down following a tip-off from a member of the public.

“With learned precision, the officers immediately swung into action, setting up a roadblock at Koreni area where they flagged down the vehicle, a metallic grey Toyota Voxy,” read a police report issued Thursday.

Arrested With Bhang

The vehicle was then escorted to Mokowe Police Station where a thorough search of occupants and the vehicle was conducted, revealing the consignment which was stashed in a suitcase and inside a refashioned spare tyre.

“Officers attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations Hindi are currently handling the case with the intention of preferring appropriate charges to the suspects,” the police added.

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