A nurse at Mbagathi hospital, Nairobi has been arrested while trying to ingest 60 pellets of heroine into her system has been arrested.
The Woman identified as Beatrice Awour, was arrested in Kayole estate is believed to have been preparing to ingest the pellets for shipment to an unknown destination.
“The detectives ransacked her house and recovered her passport, together with two other bearing the names Caroline Andogo Mujibi, and Risper Auma Ocheing, who are suspected to be her accomplices,” said Kinoti.
Kinoti said upon further scrutiny, police managed to identify on of the passport as that of a drug trafficker, who has an ongoing case in court.
The detectives also recovered her job identification card which identified her as a nurse at Mbagathi hospital.
A digital weighing scale believed to be used in weighing the illegal product made from the seed pod of opium poppy plants, was also recovered.
The pellets were handed over to anti- narcotics expert based at DCI headquarters, for forensic analysis.