Police Seize Cocaine Worth $3.6 Million in Mombasa Port in Kenya

Police Seize Banned Drugs In Mombasa Port Kenya

In the port of Mombasa City in Kenya, many businesses take place since its the main portal for goods arriving in East African Countries. Besides all, its the most busiest town in Kenya with highest revenue generation and as well, cash flow exchange. However, illegal businesses too take place in such places, which the government disallows always.

The Police unit in Mombasa have caught opiates/ cocaine at the Mombasa port transported from Venezuela on the way to Uganda. Authorities at the port found that the cocaine was worth Kenya Shillings 360 Million ($3.6 Million) pressed in sugar sacks then stashed in a containers.

“There are four compartments which have been seized. One of them has been affirmed to contain cocaine. The operation is still on to confirm alternate compartments,” a source at the port was reported.

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Analysts questioned the substance in the four containers carried by a boat that docked on Friday evening, 29th July 2016 and upon pursuit, the cocaine was recuperated from one while the rest had imported sugar.

Affirming the occurrence, head of Anti-narcotics Unit Mr. Hamisi Massa expressed that police were all the while confirming substance of the containers and would issue an announcement no sooner than later about the developing news on that issue.
SOURCE: BBC Africa Portal Blog

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