Police in Mlolongo, on thursday, arrested a 70 year old woman with a consignment of Bhang worth KSh500,000.

The woman was travelling with the 500 rolls of Bhang disguise as bales of Mitumba clothes in a matatu when she was intercepted in Mlolongo town by detectives acting on a tip off.

A picture of Bhang nabbed by police.

Mlolongo station police boss Joaquem Kangangi and his officers pounced on the suspect as she alighted from the vehicle.

The incident comes barely five months after another granny was nabbed transporting rolls of Bhang in a similar incident. Athi River sub county Police commander Catherine Ringera said the Arrest of the Elderly woman is a major breakthrough in the crackdown on the drugs syndicate operating along the Northern Corridor.

Ms Ringera said detectives have been following tips that the syndicate was using elderly and youthful women to traffic bhang and other hard drugs.

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