Why Pauline Njoroge was arrested—you can’t believe what she was carrying in her car


Opposition blogger Pauline Njoroge has been arrested.Initially,Kenyans thought that it was due to her Facebook stories but it’s emerging that she was carrying narcotics.

Below is the statement from the police:

“KILIFI COUNTY MALINDI SUB COUNTY WATAMU POLICE STATION SUBJECT: ARREST OF SUSPECT FOR BEING IN POSSESSION OF SUSPECTED NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES Refer OB No.29 /22/7/2023 at 1809 hrs. At around 1630 hours, officers from DCI Kilifi county while tracing for one Pauline Njoroge, intercepted a motor vehicle Reg. No. KCV 116T Toyota Hiace silver in colour along Watamu Jacaranda road and upon search from the vehicle, Four rolls of dry plant material suspected to be narcotic drugs were recovered. The occupants namely 1. Pauline Njoki Njoroge a Kikuyu female adult aged 37 years 2. Jane Mwangi Nduta a Kikuyu female adult aged 37 years and 3. Emanze Jilani a Giriama male adult aged 46 years a driver of the said motor vehicle all arrested . A further search was conducted at their residence at Mawe Zuri resort house number Tatu which was occupied by Jane Mwangi and a clear container containing ten(10) tablets suspected to be narcotic substances was recovered and in house number Nne which was occupied by Pauline Njoki Njoroge, a clear container containing 50(fifty) tablets suspected to be narcotic substances was also recovered. All suspects were booked and placed in custody to be charged with the offence of being in possession of Narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances . A motor vehicle registration number KCV 116T was also detained”