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Kenyan Woman Detained In Ghana For Having Cocaine Worth Sh.41M

Post by : Hillary Musyoki

A Kenyan woman was arrested in Ghana after she was found with cocaine weighing (11) Kilograms.

The 35-year old Mary Njeri  had just arrived in the West African country on a flight from Nairobi where she was arrested.

In a statement from the Narcotics Control Commission(NACOC) in Ghana said that Njeri was was in possession of cocaine worth Sh.41M.

“They arrested a Kenyan national last Saturday, April 15, 2023, for smuggling 11.04 kilograms of cocaine at the Kotoka International Airport(KIA) worth $309,120” NACOC Director of Public Affairs Francis Opoku said.

“The suspect , Njeri  Mary, was apprehended by NACC officials during routine checks at the arrival hall after disembarking from a South African Airways flight from Nairobi to Accra via Johannesburg,”

The suspect is being held in prison as investigations into the case are being finalized.

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