Kenya's Akasha Brothers May Get Life Terms In U.S. for Drugs
U.S. judge, Victor Marrero, has the discretion to put Baktash and Ibrahim Akasha away for however long he deems fit, when he delivers his verdict this week. The brothers pleaded guilty in October 2018 to several violations of U.S drug laws, including a conspiracy to smuggle 99 kilos of heroin and two kilos of methamphetamine into the United States.
The Akasha brothers, Baktash and Ibrahim.
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