A Pentecostal Evangelistic Fellowship Assemblies (PEFA) bus was intercepted by police in Voi while transporting bhang.
DCI detectives working on a tip-off intercepted the bus, registration number KCM 182J belonging to PEFA Church, North Coast region, at Ndara area.
Confirming the incident, Voi OCPD Bernastein Shali said the bus belonging to the church was carrying 230 rolls of bhang estimated to be worth Ksh.46, 000.
The rolls of bhang had been disguised in sacks containing Omena
The Mini bus was transporting about 50 funeral mourners from Homa Bay to Kilifi.
Three suspects, among them Benjamin Mkapa Segea, 22, the owner of the consignment, were arrested and are being held at the Voi police station.
Others are Emmanuel Katana Kombe, 50, the driver and his co-driver Daniel Ngala Mwagandi Giriama, 30.
The police have also impounded the mini bus and launched investigations into the bizarre incident.