Detectives on Monday seized thousands of heroin sachets in Mathare, Nairobi.
The DCI sleuths arrested John Musyoka, during the raid as another suspect fled.
A Toyota Axio was also detained. and police are hunting for the other suspect.
Musyoka,37, will be arraigned on Tuesday.
THOUSANDS of suspected sachets of #Heroin were Today morning confiscated by @DCI_Kenya Detectives in Mathare & a 37-year-old Suspect; John Musyoka arrested. Another Suspect Escaped & is being sought by Detectives. Toyota Axio Detained. Suspect to be arraigned in court on Tuesday. pic.twitter.com/YIStd2KIhe
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) May 20, 2019
Meanwhile, police have busted a car theft syndicate operating in Nairobi’s Kilimani area.
During the sting operation, six suspects were arrested. Two motor vehicles -Toyota Prado and Nissan Navara – fake number plates, masking taping, master keys and vehicle breaking items were recovered.
According to the police, the six have burglary cases pending against them.
There are warrants of arrest against two of the suspects; Elizabeth Akinyi Abuto and Lavender Akinyi Ogilo. The duo have been skipping court appearances and jumping bail.
One of the key suspects is a maid who was nabbed in Donholm.
The gang has been targeting posh estates where they make away with valuable items which they then sell to unsuspecting buyers.