A notorious drug peddler in Kabati, Makenji arrested

By Mary Gachuhi

Kandara Sub-County Police Commander Isaac Thuranira with a team of officers after arresting a notorious drug peddler at Kabati

A notorious drug peddler who allegedly supplies bhang at Kabati and Makenji areas of Kandara Constituency in Muranga County has been arrested following a multi-agency operation between police and National Government Administrative Officers.

According to Kandara Sub-County police Commander Isaac Thuranira, the peddler only identified as Mr Wainaina was arrested with bhang,15 kilogram estimated to cost over Sh 100,000.

The police boss said the suspect will be charged with various counts which includes possession, transporting and selling illegal drugs to locals.

“The suspect has been in our dragnet for quite sometime and our operation today is a major breakthrough, we are also putting other criminals on notice that we are coming for you,” the police boss said.

He said the joint operation between the two department will continue to bring to book all the culprits who have been making a kill to locals by selling drugs to them.

The operations comes at the wake of increased murder incidents in Muranga in what the locals believe is the increased use of unprescribed drugs by people.

Two weeks ago, a 22-year old man killed his father and burnt him over what neighbours associated with abuse of drugs.

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