Varsity student in dock over drug peddling


A 22-year-old university student was on Friday charged at the Chuka High Court with being in possession of marijuana.

Magistrate  Mwanamkuu Sudi  heard that on August, 25, 2016 Tobby Gideon  Odingo  was  caught in possession of  500 grams of bhang valued at Sh2, 500  in his  house  at  Ndagani  in  Chuka.

The accused pleaded guilty of the charges but claimed that the value of the illegal substance was Sh300 and not Sh2, 500, saying most of the material nabbed was chuff.

The court released Mr Odingo on a cash bail of Sh20, 000 or a bond of Sh30, 000 or surety of the same amount.
The case will be mentioned September 8, 2016 and heard on date September 20, 2016.

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