Police arrest wife on Nairobi’s notorious drug trafficker
DCI Detectives have arrested a woman whose husband was arrested last month in connection with bhang worth Ksh. 11 Million Shillings.
Ruth Atieno Aero was arrested from her hideout in Roysambu after a Chief Magistrate at the JKIA Law Courts issued a warrant of arrest against her.
Police claim that the woman whose husband Tom Aero was arretsed alongside two other suspects with bhang worth Ksh. 11 Million has been on the run.
“DCI Detectives from the Transnational Organized Crime Unit have arrested one; RUTH ATIENO OUMA within Roysambu in Nairobi following a warrant of arrest issued by the Chief Magistrate JKIA law courts. The arrest is connected with the seizure of Cannabis Sativa worth millions,” wrote the DCI.
Atieno’s husband Aero who is reportedly a notorious drug trafficker was arrested in Utawala.
“His arrest was in connection with the seizure of 368.5 kilograms of cannabis sativa valued at over Ksh 11 million from motor vehicle Registration Number KCQ 741V that was intercepted along Nakuru – Nairobi Highway on 14th August, 2020,” the DCI stated in a statement on August 15th.
Police also claim that Aero has been sponsoring gangs in Korogocho, huruma and Dandora to protect his drug trafficking business.