Police detain four foreigners for drug trafficking

South Africa Nationals Barend (Left) and Marc (Right) suspected to be in the drug trafficking network after they were arrested at the Nyali apartments in Mombasa

Police in Mombasa are detaining four drug trafficking suspects who were arrested at Nyali apartments in Mombasa during a swoop early Saturday morning.
Detectives from the anti-narcotic unit raided an apartment near the Nyali beach hotel in the early morning raid and netted two Seychelles nationals together with two South Africans who have been living in the particular apartment for an unknown period of time.
Coast regional police Commandant Philip Tuimur said that 33-year-old Nelson Vivian Georges Domingue and 43-year-old Nedy Conrad Rodney Micock from Seychelles were arrested in different wings of the apartment.
The other two, Barend Nolte and Marc Faivelewitz from South Africa were also netted from another room in the same apartment and were taken to the Bandari police station for interrogation.
“We are not relenting in the fight against drug abuse and we are going for more dealers,” said Mr. Tuimur.
He said that security agents are very serious about the fight against drug trafficking in the Coast region.
“We will arrest and extradite more suspects until all those involved in the illegal trade,” added the police boss.
The arrest comes days after two Akasha sons, Ibrahim Akasha and Baktash Akasha together with Indian Vijaygiri Anandgiri Goswami and Gullam Hussein Shabakhash from Pakistan were extradited to the United States of America where they have been charged with drug trafficking and illegal ownership of firearms.
The four denied the charges after they were arraigned at a court in the Ney York on the 2nd of February this year.

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