Suspect Nabbed in Migori Over Mosquito Nets ‘Theft’

POLICE in Migori county on Monday arrested a suspect transporting to Tanzania 12 bales of mosquito nets issued by the government.

The nets were to be distributed to pregnant women.

The suspect was trailed from Kisumu county on a tip-off from the public and was arrested before he crossed the border.

“We have been investigating loss of mosquito nets in government hospitals for long,” Migori police commander David Kirui said.

He said police suspect the nets fetch a higher price in Tanzania.