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Ugandan found with a snake denied entry in Kenya

A Ugandan national who was found in possession of a snake at Malaba border has been denied entry into the Country.
According to Busia County Police Commander John Nyoike, the suspect, Joshua Bumba was found carrying the 5.5 feet cobra at Malaba border on Sunday morning.
Nyoike added that on interrogation, Bumba claimed that he was a witchdoctor and he was intending to use the reptile to treat a mentally retarded person in Bungoma County.
He stated that the snake was handed over to Kenya Wildlife Service officers based at Malaba customs for necessary action, but KWS officers advised that the suspect and his serpent be repatriated to Uganda arguing that the animal may not survive on Kenyan soil.
By Salome Alwanda

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