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As the war against drugs propels, police in Mombasa have arrested 17 people in Likoni. A Member of County Assembly was also arrested on allegations of being involved in drug trafficking. They also raided the house of Mombasa Billionaire Ali Punjani.

His lawyers are this morning expected to issue a statement at his residence in Mombasa. Yesterday police raided his palatial residence but did not find him.

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The businessman is being sought by police to face drug trafficking charges. His personal assistant, Kakawat Pankaj stated that he was admitted at the Asian Heart Institute in India where he underwent open-heart surgery last week.