A member of Nairobi County Assembly has been arrested by detectives from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) over allegations of drug trafficking.
Ngei Ward MCA Redson Otieno Onyango was arrested on Friday, June 28, following a confiscation of a consignment containing heroin at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
“Ngei Ward Member of County Assembly Redson Otieno Onyango was today evening arrested by detectives following confiscation of a consignment containing heroin at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on April, 19, 2019. He will be charged with the offence of Trafficking in narcotics,” said teh DCI in a Facebook post.
Otieno’s arrest came barely weeks after a former presidential hopeful from Marsabit county was arrested transporting bhang believed to have been smuggled into the country from Ethiopia.
Jaffer Isaak Sora was arrested at a roadblock along Isiolo-Moyale Road, on the night of Wednesday, June 19, while transporting 445 kgs of bhang worth KSh 13.35 million.
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