Police in Kuria have arrested one suspect and seized 178 kilos of bhang with a street value of Sh2.4 million.
Kuria West sub county police commander Cleti Kimaiyo has said that the bhang was seized from different homesteads during a crackdown by police acting on a tip off.
The first batch of bhang was recovered from a homestead belonging to Thomas Nsoto at Bimaiti village in Ngochoni sub location yesterday evening. It had a street value of Sh855, 000 .
Police also did a similar crackdown in Nyangiti village where they managed to seize five sacks of bhang weighing 150 kilos and a street value of Sh1.5 million at the homestead of Gibebe Jackson.
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The owner of the house was not present during the raid but police he must have escaped after being tipped off their impending arrival.