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Granny pleads guilty to possessing marijuana weighing 600gm in Nyeri

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BY CORRESPONDENT,NYERI, 11TH JULY 2019-A granny  found in possession of 600 grammes of marijuana in Nyeri has pleaded guilty to the charges.

Appearing before Nyeri Resident Magistrate Nelly Kariuki on Thursday,  83-year-old Lydia Mumbi Ndirangu pleaded guilty to being in possession of bhang worth Sh500 in Muthinga, Tetu constituency.

The accused will remain in police custody and appear in court on July 15 when the facts of the case will be read to her.

It will be remembered that this is the second case  coming  just within  two month in the same county.

In May this year, a Nyeri court sentenced a middle-aged woman to 30 years in jail for trafficking bhang worth Sh2,820 without an option of a fine.

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