500Kgs of Narcotics Concealed In Tea Bags Intercepted At JKIA By DCI Detectives


Detectives drawn from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Monday intercepted 500Kgs of narcotics at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The DCI reports that the narcotic packed in 52 bags-concealed tea packets, was identified during the screening process at the airport.

One suspect has been arrested in connection to the incident.

Reports indicate the package was sent by various exporters and was on transit to United States, Australia and Austria.

The Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) had issued a seizure notice on the goods.

Last week, detectives nabbed Heroin weighing approximately 12 Kilograms at JKIA.

DCI reports indicate the consignment was concealed in two radio speakers and declared as traditional baskets and sandals.

Read:Bhang Worth Sh 2.5 Million Nabbed In Abandoned Car Along Nakuru-Nairobi Highway

The consignment, which was delivered for export by a clearing agent, was destined for Monrovia, Liberia.

The detectives based at JKIA, also seized another heroin consignment concealed in 48 boxes of Lip Gloss.

Reports indicate the consignment was destined to Port Harcourt in Nigeria.

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Written by Wycliffe Nyamasege


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