Woman nabbed with cocaine
25 June 2013, 16:09
Police in Mombasa County have arrested a middle aged woman at Mikindani in Changamwe after she was suspected of trafficking drugs.
Kenneth Gitonga, the Division Officer of Changamwe, said that police acted quickly to arrest the woman identified as Winnie Anyango after they learned she was planning escape.
It is alleged that the woman was working with prominent people in the County to traffic drugs.
The woman was found in possession of an unspecified volume of cocaine that was to be sold in the active market of Mombasa.
The woman is being held at Changamwe police station as she waits to be arraigned in court.
Despite the intensified war against drugs in Mombasa County, the rate of drug trafficking and drug use has remained high in the coastal region.
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