A middle aged man has been arraigned in a Shanzu court to answer to charges of trafficking in narcotic drugs.
Kennedy Barasa Wanyonyi appeared before,Shanzu principal magistrate Diana Mochache and pleaded not guilty to charges of trafficking in bhang valued at 600,000.
The charges read that on, August 29 this year in Mtwapa Township along Mombasa-Malindi road within Kilifi County, he was allegedly found ferrying bhang in a probox vehicle while concealed in five sacks.
Mochache ordered the suspect to be remanded at Shimo La Tewa G.K prison, awaiting his bond application approval after the prosecution informed the court that the suspect was at flight and hence should be denied bond.
The matter will be mentioned on,Septmber 8 this month.