BY PRUDENCE WANZA – A Ghanian national and a Kenyan have been released on Ksh.300,000 cash bail for trafficking cocaine worth over 1.2m.
The two, Mohammed Kebbay and Jagy Fondo are accused of storing 304.3 grams of cocaine.
Mohammed Kebbay is also accused of trafficking 6.8g of cocaine worth Ksh. 27,200 at PSK villas apartment at Dagoretti area in Nairobi.
The two are further accused of trafficking 19.1227 grams of bhang and 8 cookies all with a market value of Ksh. 974 at their residential house,PSK villas apartment at Dagoretti.
They are alleged to have committed the offense on 25th September 2019 at 9.00 pm in the said residential house.
They denied the charges before Chief Magistrate Martha Mutuku at the Milimani law courts.
The prosecution did not object to their release on bond or bail but urged the court to order the Ghanian national to deposit his passport in court and set strict bond terms to ensure they do not abscond court.
According to lawyer Sam Nyaberi who was holding brief for Cliff Ombeta the two have been in police custody and requested for lenient bond and terms.
They were granted a cash bail of Ksh. 300,000 and a bond of Ksh. 500,000.The Ghanian national was further orders to deposit his passport pending hearing and determination of the case.
The case will be mentioned on 18th October, 2019 and the hearing on 27th November, 2019.