Following a sting operation four suspected were arrested on the 3rd of March in possession of python snake skins and serpent oil.
The sting operation was conducted by KWS offices who had gotten wind of the operations.
Among those arrested was an MCA aspirant Samuel Macharia Kariuki aka Kanene Kega who is a close Ally if Mwangi Kiunjuri and is a TSP candidate.
The other colleagues who found partly dressed were Catherine Gatumi, Steve Waithania and Dominic Mwangi.
The four have since been arraigned in court and have been charged with being in possession of Wildlife trophies.
The exhibit produced in Court were python snake skin-10 metres long, python snake skin 12 metres long and snake 500ml,The TSP branded vehicle Model Toyota Wish -plate number KBQ 975K used to ferry the exhibits and culprits is still being held at the Nanyuki police station.
The case was presided over at the Nanyuki law courts by Chief magistrate Githinji and each of the accused were granted cash bail of Ksh 500,000 and a sureity of the same amount.The suspects are currently guests at the Nanyuki GK prison.
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