In Summary
  • The police further argued that the suspect is a flight risk.
  • The charges he faces, upon conviction, attract a huge fine and a lengthy sentence.
  • He was also found with 20 tablets of another narcotic drug known as Rohypnol.

Police in Nakuru are seeking to have a suspected drug peddler denied bond and put in remand “for being notorious”.

Officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations attached to the Anti-Narcotics Unit in Nakuru have filed an application before Nakuru Chief Magistrate Josephat Kalo seeking to have Mr Joseph Muli Obenjo, who is charged with trafficking and selling heroin and other hard drugs to Nakuru residents, be denied bond.

Through an application sworn by Police Constable Benard Leboo, the police claim that the suspect has another case of the same nature pending in court and was out on a bond when his arrested.

FLIGHT RISK

“If the accused person is released on bond, he will continue committing the same offense,” read the police affidavit.

The police further argued that the suspect is a flight risk since the charges he faces, upon conviction, attract a huge fine and a lengthy sentence.

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