May 17, 2022

Four suspected drug traffickers arrested

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Police have arrested for suspected drug traffic traffickers in Mombasa.
The police said that they arrested Ali Mwakileo, Swaleh Mgoshi, Zacharia Mwakisuwa and Juma Mgoshi last evening at the Likoni Ferry in Mombasa, ferrying a substance suspected to be heroin.
“Ali Mwakileo, Swaleh Mgoshi, Zacharia Mwakisuwa and Juma Mgoshi were arrested after being found in possession of the substance, which was carefully concealed in a shopping bag and hidden beneath the car’s bonnet,” the police said in a statement.
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They were arrested by detectives drawn from the Transnational and Organized Crimes Unit (TOCU), following intelligence leads received via the #FichuakwaDCI anonymous toll free number.
The suspects are currently in custody at a police station in Mombasa, pending arraignment.
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Meanwhile, samples of the substance have since been flown to the city for analysis at the Chemistry and Toxicology unit based at the DCI National Forensic Laboratory.
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