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Senior Police Nabbed Using Government Landcruiser In Transporting Sandalwood

A senior Police officer has been arraigned after a consignment of Sandalwood and Cannabis Sativa were found in his compound. Also arrested are the drivers of the GK Landcruiser and the Lorry that were used to ferry the consignment.

Calvin Juma Boy Ombata, Superintendent of police deployed as the the OCPD Samburu East, in Samburu county, was arrested after two police motor vehicles registration numbers GKA 237Y Toyota Land cruiser and Isuzu FTS lorry registration number GKB 870T, were found at his residence on September, 27, 2022, loaded to the brim with the said consignment.

Prior, investigators based at the Serious Wrongdoings examinations unit had been warned in regards to the unlawful transfer and raced to the senior cop's home, where the revelation and resulting capture was made.Additionally captured during the sunset strike were two police drivers Constable Patrick Murigi and Corporal Festus Saha, who were driving the two vehicles.

Mr Juma Kid argued not blameworthy to the charge of being in control of imperiled species in spite of segment 94(4) of the Untamed life Preservation and The executives Act 2013 and was delivered on an obligation of Sh2 million and a guarantee of a comparative amount.

The reaping and exchange of sandalwood was condemned in 2007 by the public authority, following expanded double-dealing of the sweet-smelling tree whose roots are utilized for the assembling of medications and beauty care products. An expanding unlawful exchange has developed with the interest for this ware expanding, prompting its posting in the Worldwide Association for Protection of Nature's Red rundown of Undermined Species.


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