Two Kenyan women imprisoned for trafficking psychotropic substance
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.©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.