DCI Arrests Australian in Nairobi Drug Raid, Finds Bhang & Ammunition
An Australian man, Benjamin Gsull, residing in Nairobi was, on Friday, arrested by the Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) after his house was raided.
Working on a tip-off, the detectives found bhang and ammunition after a search in his house.
According to the DCI, Gsull had also tempered and switched off CCTV cameras at the apartment in which he resided.
"Police had earlier received complaints of attempted housebreaking and were carrying out investigations when they discovered him in the footage.
"He is currently in safe custody and will be charged with being in possession of ammunition without a firearm certificate among other offences," the detectives disclosed.
While carrying out investigations, the detectives discovered him on the surveillance footage and decided to close in on him.
In a separate incident, an armed garbage collector was arrested after pictures circulated in the media showed him on the street with a pistol protruding from his trousers.
Details reveal that the individual is known as Alex Maina, and he was arrested together with a colleague of his known as James Kirucha.
Reports by the DCI revealed that both individuals were garbage collectors at Mukuru in areas of Pipeline estate in Nairobi.
The DCI also indicated that the two individuals were lucky to be arrested since they would most likely been lynched or even killed.
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