Kenya cracks Nigerians’ drugs shipment to Europe

Kenya cracks NigeriansFrom MARIA MACHARIA in Nairobi, Kenya
NAIROBI, (CAJ News) – KENYAN police have arrested two Nigerian internationals thought to be part of a network smuggling drugs to Belgium.
The suspected drug barons named as Chukwu James and Gageche Gold Patience have been arrested at the coastal city of Mombasa in possession of heroin worth Sh5 million (about R622 000) allegedly sourced from Tanzania.
Head of the Anti–Narcotics Unit Hamis Massa, said the pair was arrested after a dawn operation. The drugs weighing 1,5 kilogrammes were found stashed in a suitcase at ther rented apartment.
“The two are wanted drug traffickers on the anti-narcotics watch list,” said Massa.
“They will be charged in court and deported to their country where they are also wanted for similar crimes.”
Kenya, whose borders are porous, has increasingly become the preferred route of illegal traders and international drug traffickers. Criminals view Mombasa as strategic as one of East Africa’s busiest ports.
This is in spite of a crackdown by the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta to thwart trade in narcotics.

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