Saturday September 16, 2023
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Kenyan detectives have arrested a Polish drug trafficking suspect with $22,000 (£18,000) worth of heroin at the main airport in the capital, Nairobi.Police have detained the suspect who is awaiting to be arraigned in court.
Arkadiusz Stanislaw, the suspect, was arrested moments before boarding a Hungary-bound Egyptian airline at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
Kenya's Director of Anti-Narcotics Directorate Margaret Karanja warns that all drug suspects will be treated with the "severity" of the law, regardless of their roles in the trade.
The east African country is a key transit point for drugs from the Middle East to the West.