Saturday September 7, 2019-Chief Justice, David Maraga, is currently on the spot after Mombasa Principal Magistrate, Edgar Kagoni, was arrested over disappearance of 10 Kilograms of heroin with a street value of Sh 30 million.
Making the announcement on Saturday, Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) said the Magistrate in collaboration with his staff saw the disappearance of the drugs.
“Following the reckless handling of Exhibits that led to the Loss of approx. 10 Kgs of Heroin valued at Ksh. 30M & Cash of various currencies valued at over Ksh. 600K, @DCI_KenyaDetectives have today arrested FIVE People - including the Principal Magistrate at Mombasa Law Courts,” DCI said in a tweet.
“The incident which happened in July 2018 at Mombasa Law Courts has led to the arrest of the following: - Hon. Edgar Matsigulu Kagoni~Principal Magistrate Mr. Abdalla Awadh Abubakar~Executive Ass. Mbsa. Mr. Lawrence Thoya Bayan~Staff. Mr. Onesmus Momanyi~Court Assistant,Ruiru,” DCI added.
For the last one week, DCI boss, George Kinoti, has been camping in Mombasa investigating drug lords who have been controlling the drug trade in coastal region.
The Magistrate is said to be among the drug lords who have been peddling drugs in Mombasa.
The Kenyan DAILY POST