A woman from Chera sub-location in Tharaka Nithi County was yesterday arraigned before court charged with possessing bhang worth Sh30, 000.
The suspect Caroline Kanithi, was arrested by the police on 20th, August with 15 kilograms of bhang.
The police officers were searching for stolen motorcycles when they bumped on the illegal drug hidden in a warehouse which after investigations was linked to the suspect.
The accused however denied trafficking narcotics contrary to section 4(a) of the Narcotic and Psychotropic substance act 4 of 1994 before Chuka principal magistrate Njoki Kahara, and was released on a Sh50,000 cash bail pending hearing of the case on 1st of next month.
This comes days after police started a crackdown on illegal drugs in the region especially around Chuka University.