Case against nine Pakistan nationals found trafficking Heroine adjourned.
25 July 2014, 22:23
Mombasa - The state is set to block bond application against nine Pakistan nationals charged with trafficking heroine worth KES 1.1 billion seized in the Kenyan waters at the coastal town of Mombasa.
Senior magistrate Maxwell Gacheru adjourned the case to July 28 2014 due to language barrier between the accused and the prosecution.
“The case is herby adjourned to July 28 to allow the prosecution to provide in court a Urdu translator to enable the accused take plea” said Gacheru
The accused were arrested on July 7 2014 at the Kilindini port of Mombasa in the Kenya waters Yusuf yaqoob Saleem Mohammad, Bhatti Ghafoor, Baksh Moula, Prabhakara Nair,Pak Abdolghaffar, Vikas and Mohammed Saleh were found in ship vessel Mv Amin Darya trafficking 3777,234kg of whitish and creamish granular heroin with a market value of KES 1131.672,000.
The drugs were said to have been concealed in water ballast tanks and diesel reservoirs the case set to continue on July 28 2014.
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