BY CORRESPONDENT,MIGORI, 10TH JUNE,2018-A suspected drug trafficker has been arrested in Migori with 500kg of bhang worth close to Sh5m at Bwembu in Suna West sub-County.
According to Migori Administration Police Commandant Julius Mukanda, the drugs were hidden in a maize farm.
“Today in the morning, police officers were tipped off by members of the public that someone was suspected of ferrying bhang. The officers swung into action and got hold of the illegal consignment,” said Mr Mukanda.
Mr Mukanda who was addressing the press said the suspect, identified as Mr Duncan Ochieng, was found manning the drugs which were set to be transported to an unknown destination.
Police suspect the marijuana was transported from Tanzania through the Isebania border.
The suspect is currently being detained at Migori Police Station and will be arraignment on Monday.