Man arrested for ‘transporting’ bhang’ in a gas cylinder

A 29-year-old, Eric Muchai, has been arrested for allegedly stashing 3kg of bhang in a 13kg gas cylinder.

The suspect was on Monday headed to Nanyuki when the matatu he was travelling in was stopped at a roadblock.

“We found the suspicious gas cylinder, which had [a] fresh welded line around its mid circumference,” the acting OCPD of Laisamis sub-county, Kentai Mbatian, told EDaily.

Man stuffs bhang’ in a gas cylinder.
| Source: EDaily |

Mr Mbatian added that a strong smell of bhang’ is what led the the officers to split the cylinder open upon which they discovered the drug.

Muchai was released on a cash bail of Sh50,000 after denying the charges of trafficking narcotics.

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