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Suspect arrested with bhang worth Sh 1.1 Milion in Homa Bay

Suspect arrested with bhang worth Sh 1.1 Milion in Homa Bay

BY CORRESPONDENT,HOMA BAY 20TH JAN 2018-Police in Homa Bay County  are holding  a man  who was accused of transporting bhang worth Sh1.1 million.

Fredrick Okoth  24,was arrested near Magina trading centre along Homa Bay-Rongo road.

Police said he had tried to evade a road block by speeding off.

Homa Bay County Police Commander Marius Tum said they arrested the suspect following a tip off from the public.

The police boss said the suspect was arrested when his personal vehicle developed a mechanical problem as he tried to speed off from the police.

Mr Tum said security officers who were manning the road block chased down the suspect and apprehended him.

The police boss added that they have not established where the bhang were being taken to.

He will be arraigned in court on Monday.

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