Fourteen people were on Thursday arrested in Naivasha after they were found weeding bhang valued at KSh27 million.
The fourteen were arrested at Kedong Ranch after a multi-agency team nabbed them working on a one-acre farm full of the prohibited plant.
According to the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), the team was able to arrest the 14 suspects after a tip-off from members of the public, who gave information about the farm.
The team comprising of Anti Narcotics detectives, AP Officers attached to Kedong field training Camp OCPD Naivasha have since destroyed the crop.
“14 suspects who were found weeding the over one acre farm at Kedong Ranch, were also arrested and placed in custody, pending further investigations,” says the DCI.