The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) officers have apprehended three suspects in possession of 298 pellets of Cocaine hidden in teddy bears in Donholm, Nairobi.

In a statement by the DCI on its X platform, the narcotics valued at Kes 27.5 million, were found alongside Kes 37,000 in cash.

“The arrested individuals, Leon Ochieng (28), Ronald Onyango (25), and Sharon Debra Achieng (25), were taken into custody by a collaborative effort between the Anti-Narcotics Unit (ANU) and Operations Support Unit (OSU) of the DCI.”

Upon inspecting the suspects’ residence, authorities discovered the illicit drugs carefully hidden within three teddy bears stored in a suitcase.

Further, the suitcase contained personal belongings and air tickets under Achieng’s name for various destinations.

Meanwhile, in Murunya, Meru County, law enforcement officers are actively pursuing Geoffrey Thiranira (29), a suspected violent robber and drug trafficker.

During a raid on Thiranira’s residence, a bale of marijuana and a loaded AK-47 rifle were found, although Thiranira managed to evade capture.

The DCI’s swift action and commitment to eradicating drug-related crimes highlights the agency’s dedication to maintaining law and order across the country.

As investigations continue, authorities remain vigilant in their efforts to apprehend individuals involved in criminal activities and ensure the safety and security of all citizens.