Kenyan jailed for life in China for drug trafficking
A Chinese court has sentenced a Kenyan Simon Wambua Mbuvi, 44, into a life imprisonment for drug trafficking.
According to Daily Nation, Chinese Intermediate People’s Court of Guangzhou Municipality found Wambua guilty of trafficking drugs into Chinese territory, in his stomach.
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The publication reported that Chief Judge Hu Peng and colleagues Wen Fangdao and Huang Jian found Mbuvi guilty of transporting 947 grammes of cocaine in his stomach.
Reports indicate that Wambua was approached by a drug baron by the name Breda also known as Faridah with an enticing offer.
Breda approached him with an offer of $2,050 (Sh211,150) to transport the consignment to China.
It is said that an X-ray scanner at the airport was able to detect granular items on the suspect stomach that landed him in problems.