Heroin worth 1.5 m nabbed at JKIA

Heroin worth Ksh1.5 million was confiscated on Monday by detectives at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).

The consignment from Juba, South Sudan was destined for the Republic of Guinea.

On its Twitter page, the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) stated that the cargo tested positive for heroin.

“The consignment which was described as a generator spare parts was found to conceal a brownish substance which tested positive for heroin,” the DCI wrote.

Khamis Masa from the Anti-Narcotics Unit stated that investigations were ongoing, adding no arrests had been made following the incident.

This comes a few days after a man was arrested with heroin worth Ksh15 million that had been concealed in pawpaw fruits.

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