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Besieged Drug lord Baktash Akasha to serve 25 years in US jail

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2,773 total views, 1 views today  BY  CORRESPONDENT,NEW YORK,17TH AUG 2019-Baktash Akash accused of trafficking drugs in Kenya and US has been  sentenced to 25 years in prison for involvement in drug trafficking. Baktash was  sentenced late Friday  by presiding judge Victor Marrero, who also ordered him to pay US$100,000 (Sh10.3 million) fine. The judge said he was satisfied with evidence presented to show that Baktash was heavily involved in the exportation of tonnes of heroin to the United States, as well as other crimes on weapons handling and obstruction. He was…

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Sad:Tragic end for Patient killed after ambulance overtaking saloon car lands in ditch

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2,890 total views, no views today BY CORRESPONDENT,KIRINYAGA,17TH AUG 2019- A sombre mood engulfed Kirinyaga county on Friday evening  after a patient died   after an ambulance belonging to Kirinyaga County veered off the road and landed into a ditch.Four people were seriously injured including the ambulance driver. Citizen digital reported that the accident occurred near Shell Petrol Station at JMB on the Kerugoya-Kutus road. The ambulance driver is said to have been overtaking a saloon car on his way to Kerugoya Hospital. Isaac Kiragu, a good samaritan who arrived at the…

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