More heroin seized at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
Detectives based at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) on Tuesday seized drugs concealed in HIV-1/2 sachets.
The drugs, which are suspected to be heroin, was impounded following a tip off that there was a consignment which was declared as medicament and destined for Lagos, Nigeria.
“A search was conducted on the consignment leading to the confiscation of Narcotic drugs (Heroin) concealed in HIV-1/2 sachets,” said DCI in a tweet.
Detectives based at #JKIA acted swiftly upon receiving info about drugs on Transit. A search was conducted on the consignment leading to the confiscation of Narcotic drugs (Heroin) concealed in HIV-1/2 sachets. Consignment was declared as medicament & destined for Lagos, Nigeria. pic.twitter.com/AgsI1c9E3X
— DCI KENYA (@DCI_Kenya) April 9, 2019
Last week, detectives intercepted heroin weighing approximately 12 kilograms at the same airport.
The heroin was concealed in two radio speakers and declared as traditional baskets and sandals.
It was delivered at the airport by a clearing agent for export to Monrovia- Liberia.