Lorry driver arrested while transporting bhang from Ethiopia

May 21, 2019 8:37 am
Officers were tipped and trailed the lorry before intercepting it/CFM NEWS

, NAIROBI, Kenya, May 21 – Police in Nakuru are holding a lorry driver after he was found transporting 135 bales of bhang from Ethiopia.

According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the narcotics were hidden inside the fuel tanker.

Officers were tipped and trailed the lorry before intercepting it.

“The Petroleum Tanker had been trailed for hundreds of kilometres before it was intercepted within Pipeline area by @DCI_Kenya Detectives. Detectives had to call a welder to cut open the Petroleum Tanker (which was completely welded) to expose the stuffed bales of Narcotics inside.”

This is the second such case in two weeks when another fuel tanker was intercepted in Kasarani area carrying similar drugs.

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