Cop arrested for trafficking in 139kgs bhang to Nairobi
A detective attached to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations' Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) was on Thursday evening arrested while trafficking in 139kgs of bhang from Nanyuki to Nairobi.
Constable Paul Karuga Njoroge of Isiolo ATPU office was found ferrying 62 stones of the drug in a Mitsubishi lorry registration number KCJ 474A.
The lorry was seized and the suspect handed over to the Nanyuki Police Station commander.
Dozens of law enforcers have been arrested in the last month for various criminal activities.
Early this month, two officers attached to Wajir DCI and an Administration Police officer were arrested while trafficking in 250kgs of bhang and assorted relief food using a government vehicle.
The arrest brings to over 30 the number of officers arrested in the last month with over 100 others being investigated over various criminal offences including murder, robbery, theft and corruption.