Three suspects face drug trafficking charges for 0.7 tonnes of bhang

Three men were this morning charged in connection with a seized consignment of bhang valued at 22,860,000 shillings.

Bonaventure Ambani Litiema, Aritoh Ghonzagha Mike, and Fredrick Oduor Ouma were arrested along the Nakuru-Nairobi highway ferrying 762 kilograms of bhang.

The three suspects, who were transporting the illegal consignment in a truck, were nabbed by detectives at Kikopey area on Wednesday.

Appearing before Senior Principal Magistrate Daniel Ndungi, the suspects were charged with contravening the Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances (control) Act.

They were each released on a 4 million shillings cash bail with an alternative bond of 8 million shillings.

The case will be mentioned next week on Thursday.