20-year-old Stendelis Rokas is among two Lithuanian nationals arrested last night at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) with approximately two kilograms of heroin, detectives have said.
According to a statement from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), Rokas was in the company of 30-year-old Brencius Karolis, and they had hidden the heroin in a fake bottom of their suitcase.
“Two Lithuanian nationals enroute to Dubai were last night arrested by DCI’s Anti-Nacortics Unit detectives at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA), after Heroin approximated at 2Kg was confiscated from their travel bags,” said the DCI.
“The highly addictive hard drug was found during the procedural search on travellers’ belongings.”
They are both in custody as suspects of trafficking in narcotics, with further investigations ongoing before arraignment.