Raid on drug dens at Nairobi's Bridgestone and Columbia areas

Police officers have conducted a raid at Bridgestone and Columbia areas along Mathare River, Nairobi.

The areas had become a hub of drug peddling, drug abuse and illegal gambling activities. Six suspects were arrested during the raid.

"The raid was aimed at dismantling these dens, which had become a nuisance in the neighbourhoods," said the police.

Police recovered one kg of heroine, five kilogrammes of cannabis Sativa and illicit brew from the dens.

The dens also harboured several needles, alcohol pads, daggers and NSP Kits. Notably, a gambling machine was also recovered.

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