Nyeri: 24-year-old man charged for dealing heroin,bhang worth Ksh.400,000


Nyeri: 24-year-old man charged for dealing heroin,bhang worth Ksh.400,000

A 24-year-old man was on Friday arraigned before a Nyeri court and charged with being in possession of heroin and bhang with an estimated street value of Ksh.400,000.

Peter Gatimu Ngure described by police as a notorious drug trafficker was charged before Senior Resident Magistrate Faith Muguongo.

The court heard that on March 5 at the Chaka trading centre, he was found in possession of 110 sachets of Heroine with street value of ksh 400,000.

He faced a second and third count of being in possession of five grams of bhang with a street value of Ksh.500 and rizla wrappers used in rolling bhang

The accused denied all the counts before Munguongo who ordered that he be released on a bond of Ksh.500,000 and surety of the same amount until March 19 when his case will come for pre trial.

The accused was arrested following a tip off from members of public that he was involved in drug trafficking.

Officers from anti narcotics unit in Nyeri then raided his rental house where they recovered the drugs .

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