Nairobi MCA Arrested Over Drug Trafficking At JKIA 

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A Member of the County Assembly of Nairobi was on Friday night arrested over a consignment of drugs seized at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in April.

The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) noted that the Ngei Ward representative was arrested after a consignment containing the narcotics was confiscated early this year.

Announcing on their twitter handle, the DCI mentioned that the MCA will be charged on Monday for the offense of trafficking narcotics.

“Hon. Redson Otieno Onyanga, the Member of County Assembly(MCA)for Ngei Ward was today (Friday)evening arrested by @DCI_Kenya Detectives following the confiscation of a consignment containing #Heroin at JKIA on 19th April ‘19. He’ll be charged with the offense of Trafficking in Narcotics,” DCI wrote. 

His arrest followed that of Former presidential candidate Jaffer Isaak in Marsabit with 445 kilograms of Bhang.

Jaffer, who vied and lost the presidency in 2013, was arrested two weeks ago when officers stopped him at a roadblock on the Marsabit-Moyale highway.

He was arrested alongside his driver while transporting the bhang which, police said, is worth Sh13.3 million.

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Written by Jael Keya

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