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Joho’s Campaign Car Captured In A Drug Operation, Mombasa

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Mombasa Governor, Ali Hassan Joho. / HASSAN JOHO FACEBOOK
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Mombasa Governor, Ali Hassan Joho. / HASSAN JOHO FACEBOOK

Governor Ali Hassan Joho’s campaign car was seized by Anti-narcotic detectives during a drug operation in Mombasa.

The operation saw heroin worth millions impounded. Seven suspected drug traffickers were arrested with a half a kilo of heroin and 4.5 million shillings in cash.

Police took possession of seven vehicles which were parked in the Nyali compound where the raid took place.

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Cars impounded by the police during a drug operation in Mombasa. / COURTESY

One of the seven vehicles, a Toyota Crowne, was part of Hassan Joho’s campaign motorcade.

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/COURTESY

Larry Kieng, Regional police commander, said police were still questioning the suspects after the court granted them five days to complete their investigation.

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The heroin was recovered in a kitchen hidden behind a cooker, detectives told reporters.

Three of the seven suspects were known drug barons and were identified as Abdullahi Ahmad Kheri (Tanzanian), Hope Brenda Mbaga and Musa Athumani Kihara.

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