On Friday, police nabbed four suspects in possession of 30kg worth $15000 in Isiolo, 285 kilometres north of Nairobi.
The four were arrested at a roadblock on the Isiolo-Marsabit-Moyale highway.
Police said they were travelling to Nairobi from Ethiopia.
"The four young men we caught today will take us to their sponsors, who are utilizing them in this crime," says the detective. We're hunting for the big fish to dismantle the cartel, and these four are merely the tiny fish," said Omonding, the Isiolo County Police Commander.
Omonding also advised entities that hire motor vehicles to be cautious when doing so because some of them are employed in illegal operations©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.