Two Kenyan women imprisoned for trafficking psychotropic substance

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Two women have been jailed for the Offence of trafficking in psychotropic substances contrary to section 4(a) of the Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substance (Control) Act No. 4 of 1994.

Ann Achieng Anyanga and Elizabeth Akinyi Mboga were convicted by the Chief Magistrate in Milimani Law Courts Hon. Martha Mutuku.

Ann Achieng Anyanga was sentenced to life imprisonment and fined a further Kshs 20, 593, 200.

Elizabeth Mboga was acquitted under section 215 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CPC); however, she is currently serving a 15years sentence following a conviction by a court in JKIA for another offence of trafficking narcotics.

Both persons were arrested in Naivasha on 19th August 2016, while trafficking methamfetamine valued at Kshs 6,834,400.

They were found aboard a Modern Coast Bus travelling from Kampala to Mombasa.

The detectives searched their belongings and discovered a carton full of plastic mops in which the narcotics were concealed in their hollow spaces.

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