In Summary
  • Rongo police boss Joseph Satia says security officers in the region have stepped up their efforts to fight drug trafficking.
  • Cases of bhang trafficking in Migori County are rampant.
  • The bhang is said to be smuggled from the neighbouring Tanzania where the drug is legal.

Officials have destroyed bhang worth over Sh3 million in Rongo, Migori County following a court order.

The bhang weighing two tonnes has been seized by police along Isibania-Migori-Kisii highway during diverse dates between 2015 and 2017.

The court in Rongo ordered for its destruction after it was used as exhibit in court and suspects found guilty of drug trafficking.

“Now that the cases are over, it had to be destroyed in line with the law,” Rongo Magistrate Raymond Lang'at, who oversaw the destruction said.

DRUG TRAFFICKING

Rongo police boss Joseph Satia said security officers in the region have stepped up their efforts to fight drug trafficking, which mainly takes place along the Isibania-Migori-Kisii highway.

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