Police impound bhang worth Ksh.500K in Embu

Police impound bhang worth Ksh.500K in Embu

Police officers in Embu County on Wednesday afternoon impounded a Probox car and recovered 50 stones of bhang estimated at more than Ksh.500,000.

A register of bhang buyers, a weighing machine as well as Ksh.5,100 were also recovered during the operation led by Eastern Region Administration Police Commander Joseph Chepkeitany.

The police boss said they acted on a tip-off from members of the public about the car which was parked by the roadside at Dallas estate in Embu town selling bhang to residents. On noticing the officers, the Probox driver immediately fled.

The AP boss added that they will use the register of buyers found inside the car as well as the registration number to unearth the owner and apprehend him to face the law.

The car has since been confiscated by the government as per the directives of the Interior Ministry of interior.

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