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Nigerian Drug Lord Deported From Kenya Sneaks Back And Gets Arrested Again

Emmanuel Peter Lovembe

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

Emmanuel Peter Lovembe was arrested at around 2pm.

On Thursday morning, the suspect was picked up from the Kayole Police Station by detectives from the Anti-Terrorism Police Unit and the Anti-Narcotics Unit for interrogation.

In June 2013, he was arrested and deported along with Anthony Chinedu for being involved in narcotics trafficking.

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Three months later Mr Chinedu also sneaked back into the country and was arrested in Donholm, Nairobi.

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

He confessed that he entered Kenya through Namanga using different identification documents.

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