The Kenyan Drug Connection
East Africa region has become a transit route for heroin.
The Kenyan Connection: drug bust exposes new heroin route
By Tristan McConnell
Nairobi (AFP) – When a crack unit of Kenyan narco cops raided a Mombasa villa in November, after an eight-month undercover US investigation, it marked a step change in Africa’s fight against drug trafficking.
The drugs sting was a first in East Africa. Four men were arrested: two sons of a murdered Kenyan drug lord, a convicted Indian trafficker with a faded Bollywood star wife and a bigtime Indian Ocean transporter from Pakistan known as “Old Man”.
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