A Ugandan woman is in police custody for allegedly trafficking heroin in Nairobi.
The woman, Bizu Rubi Halima, was arrested at a hotel room in Hamza along Jogoo Road, Nairobi where she is believed to have been waiting for her Kenyan contact to deliver the drugs to him yesterday night.
According to Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI), the 27-year-old woman was in possession of 30 pellets of heroin which were carefully concealed as potato crisps.
“Transnational and organized crimes detectives pounced on her after receiving information on her suspicious activities,” stated DCI.
Detectives also recovered an unspecified amount of money from the suspect.
The suspect is being processed for arraignement as detectives persue her accomplices.