Suspected drug baron arrested in Likoni


Mombasa,KENYA: Police in Likoni on Thursday evening arrested a suspected  drug baron, after laying a trap for him.

The suspect Mohammed Mohammed Tenga,24, was intercepted by undercover detectives around Inuka police station.

According to police sources, the suspect who has been in police watch for a long time following intelligence reports,was lured to sell some of the heroine drugs to the officers who later arrested him.

Police found several sachets believed to be heroine and sh. 12000 on him, which they believe is money that was obtained after the sell of drugs.

Police sources told Baraka FM the suspect was to be handed over to anti-terror and anti-narcotics police for interrogation to determine  if he was linked to terror activities.

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Likoni police chief Willy Simba confirmed the arrest of the suspect saying the fight against drugs in the sub-county was in top gear.