Kenya seizes 341-kg heroin haul
Another drug interdiction on a known smuggling route.
Kenya seizes 341-kg heroin haul on ship in Mombasa
By Joseph Akwiri
Police said they did not know the departure point of MV Bushehr Amin Darya, a stateless vessel they detained at sea last week after receiving intelligence reports it may have been carrying drugs to Mombasa.
Hamisi Masha, anti-narcotics police chief for Kenya’s coast region, said nine suspects were arrested, including six Pakistanis, two Indians and an Iranian. One man died on the ship from illness soon after the ship docked in Mombasa, he added.
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