Akasha sons freed on Sh5mn bail over health

December 1, 2014 9:57 am
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Baktash Akasha, Ibrahim Akasha, Vijay Goswami and Hussein Shabakash told the court they were suffering from life threatening medical conditions in making their application to be freed on bail/FILE
Baktash Akasha, Ibrahim Akasha, Vijay Goswami and Hussein Shabakash told the court they were suffering from life threatening medical conditions in making their application to be freed on bail/FILE
MOMBASA, Kenya, Dec 1 – A Mombasa Court has released two sons of slain drug baron Ibrahim Akasha and two of their accomplices on a Sh5 million cash bond each pending their extradition to the US over alleged drug trafficking.

Chief Magistrate Maxwell Gicheru granted the four bail to enable them seek medical attention.

Baktash Akasha, Ibrahim Akasha, Vijay Goswami and Hussein Shabakash told the court they were suffering from life threatening medical conditions in making their application to be freed on bail.

The formal extradition process has already commenced for the four who are wanted in the United States over an international drug cartel.

A warrant of arrest was issued against the four by a US court over narcotics importation conspiracy charges.

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