Police Seize 73 Brooms Of Cannabis Sativa In South-western Kenya
By Samuel Ouma
Police in Suba South, Homa Bay County, southwestern Kenya, on Tuesday afternoon, arrested a man transporting Cannabis Sativa in a sack and recovered 73 brooms of the illegal drug.
Acting on a tip-off, the officers laid an ambush and arrested Sylvanus Okeyo, who was transporting the herb on a motorbike.
The arrest comes hot on the heels of multiple successful operations against drug peddling and abuse in the County, led by security agencies and members of Community Policing.
The men in cloth lauded the locals for working hand with the police to mitigate evil activities in the area.
“ Sincere gratitude to the members of the public for continuously sharing information with us, as we rid our society off illicit brews, hard drugs and other social factors causing crime,” said the police.©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.