Nigerian Drug Lord Re-Arrested In Kenya After Being Deported 3 Years Ago

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A Nigerian drug lord deported from Kenya in 2013 following a presidential order was on Wednesday arrested in Nairobi, after he sneaked back into the country.

Mr Emmanuel Peter Lovembe was arrested in Obama Estate off Kangundo Road, Nairobi on Wednesday at around 2pm. Mr Lovembe was picked up from the station on Thursday morning by detectives from the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit (ATPU) and the Anti-Narcotics Unit (ANU) for interrogation.

He was arrested in June 2013 and deported along with controversial Nigerian businessman, Anthony Chinedu for their involvement in narcotics trafficking by order of the President. Three years later, he snuck back in and was arrested in Donholm estate, Nairobi.

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He was arrested with a Kenyan woman, Ms Virginia Wakini who had just arrived from Tanzania via Namanga border when police raided their house.

He confessed that he used different identification documents to enter the country and was helped by Wakini.

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