15 June 2019

Kenya: Two Arrested With Cigarettes Meant for Export

Detectives attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Parklands police station on Saturday morning arrested two suspects who were in possession of 200 boxes of cigarettes meant for export.

The duo, Silas Njoroge and David Wachira, are expected to be arraigned in court on Monday.

"Detectives from Parklands yesterday intercepted an Isuzu Lorry ferrying more than 200 Boxes of Supermarch cigarettes hidden on the back side of the lorry at Luanda, along Kisumu-Busia road," read a statement by the DCI.

The DCI added that further investigations had commenced which include verification by other relevant authorities.

"Suspects in custody as they await arraignment in court on Monday. Motor vehicle detained &cigarettes kept as exhibits," the statement read.

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