Drugs worth Sh18 million have been seized at the Coast as the war on the illicit trade continues to gain momentum.

Seven suspects linked to the drugs, which include cocaine and heroin, have also been arrested during the operation in the last four days.

Three high-end vehicles worth millions of shillings have been impounded, with a number of suspected drug dealers fleeing to Tanzania.

Among those arrested are Mr Said Mohamed Abdallah, popularly known as Shuwaz, his his girlfriend Hamdi Yusuf, and an Administration Police officer in Diani, Kwale County.

Abdallah was arrested on Saturday at Ms Yusuf’s house with an unknown amount of drugs by officers from the anti-narcotics unit in Nairobi, a police report seen by the Nation indicates.

They are being held at Port Police Station in Mombasa. Ms Yusuf is attached to the AP Post at Shelly Beach in Likoni.

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