Mombasa businessman arrested with Heroin worth Ksh.1.5 million


Mombasa businessman arrested with Heroin worth Ksh.1.5 million

In Summary

  • According to the detectives, the narcotics were concealed in the suspect's new car and were wrapped in a polythene bag.
  • Timami, who is owns a fleet of trucks that operate within East Africa was arrested as he was allegedly preparing to make a delivery to his chain of distributors.

Detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) on Friday arrested businessman Abdulmajid Mselem Timami with one kilogram of heroin valued at Ksh.1.5 million.

According to the detectives, the narcotics were concealed in the suspect’s new car and were wrapped in a polythene bag.

Timami, who is owns a fleet of trucks that operate within East Africa was arrested as he was allegedly preparing to make a delivery to his chain of distributors.

The businessman is suspected of being involved in the drug trafficking business for almost a decade and resides in Tudor.

Timami is currently being held at Central police station, Mombasa and will be arraigned in court on Monday.

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