President Uhuru Kenyatta witnesses destruction of Sh1bn heroin at sea

The ship carrying heroin worth over Sh1 billion is blown up at sea on Friday August 29, 2014. President Kenyatta witnessed the destruction and said this should serve as a stern warning to drug barons. PHOTO | LABAN WALLOGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • He warned drug traffickers that they will not be allowed to continue the illegal trade at the expense of the Kenyan youth.
  • The ship and its cargo was impounded by the Kenya Navy in August 2014.
  • The President said the Port of Mombasa would no longer be a passage for the importation of illicit drugs.
  • Mr Mututho said owners of the destroyed drugs will be tracked down and prosecuted.

President Uhuru Kenyatta Friday sent a clear signal to drug traffickers that they will not be allowed to continue the illegal trade at the expense of the Kenyan youth.

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