Detectives from the  Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) have arrested a suspect and recovered 50 bags of weed valued at Ksh. 37,500,000 in Kisii county.

PHOTO | COURTESY The suspect

"On 23/04/2024 night,NPS Officers from Gesonso Police Station in Kisii County and their DCI counterparts from the Transnational Organized Crimes Unit intercepted four vehicles recovered 50 sacks of suspected to be Cannabis Sativa with an estimated street value of Ksh. 37,500,000." the statement read.

One suspect, Joseph Nisa Ouma, was arrested in a probox while in possession of around ksh 30,000, believed to be proceeds from the illegal plant. Other drivers escaped from the scene.

"One suspect, Joseph Nisa Ouma, an occupant of KCR 176 C (Toyota Probox), was also arrested while in possession of Ksh. 30 000/=, while the rest of the drivers escaped," they added.