Fake sex enhacement drugs impounded in Nairobi
04 September 2014, 17:15
Nairobi - Illegal drugs worth KES 60 million have been impounded in a swoop in Nairobi.
The drugs were impounded in a warehouse in Nairobi's industrial area along Latema road Thursday by officials from the drug and poisons board.
They included a stash of fake sex enhancement pills while other drugs, also believed to be counterfeit were impounded.
Contraceptives, skin enhancing products, pregnancy tests and other drugs were also impounded, all believed to be fake.
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Steroids, anti-biotics and other sorts of pills which were also taken as fake were impounded.
The officer in-charge of the operation Adan Ahmed said that they arrested two persons in the raid and were after several others also involved.
" We were tipped off about this operation and are glad that we have ended it. We hope to catch up with the rest who dissapeared, he said.
According to research, the illegal drug trade in Kenya is worth KES 20 billion annually and causes the deaths of a good number of people who use the said drugs.
The bust follows last week's destruction of KES 1.3 billion worth of heroin by president Uhuru Kenyatta in Mombasa.
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