(Xinhua) -- Kenya’s anti-narcotics police said on Friday
they have arrested three foreigners at the Jomo Kenyatta
International Airport (JKIA) on suspicion of trafficking in
“Three foreigners who were on transit
to China and India were arrested at JKIA on suspicion of trafficking
in narcotics concealed in their rectum,” the Directorate of Criminal
Investigations (DCI) Anti-Narcotics Unit said in a statement.
The detectives said one of the
suspects; Msafiri Musa, a Tanzanian has already emitted 69 pellets
of narcotics. “All suspects still under observation,” DCI said.
The detectives said they have made an
application at the JKIA Law courts for custodial orders to
facilitate completion of the investigations. The three foreigners
were nabbed on Thursday.
Police have mounted operations against
drug trafficking and consumption in the past months in efforts to
address the menace.
According to police, seizures and
arrest statistics show that more Africans are becoming involved in
the drug trafficking of especially heroin.