U.S. Court to Sentence Kenyan Drug Traffickers
The sentencing will mark the end of the Akasha family's drug trafficking empire that spread across the world, their father Ibrahim Akasha having been shot dead in Amsterdam in what was linked to the drugs. The two brothers, Ibrahim and Baktash were extradited to the U.S. when they were arrested in Mombasa in a joint operation by Kenyan and US officials after years of trying to block their investigation and prosecution in Kenyan courts.
U.S. Court to Sentence Ibrahim Akasha
Nation, 8 November 2019
An American court will issue a ruling that could finally dim the lights for Kenya's most notorious drug trafficking family, when Mr Ibrahim Akasha is brought for sentencing three… Read more »
The Akasha brothers, Baktash and Ibrahim.
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 ... Read more »
Baktash and Ibrahim Akasha were arrested in Mombasa on January 28, 2017, and transferred to the custody of U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency personnel. Read more »
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