Detectives from the DCI conducted a raid on the home of a suspected drug baron, Ali Punjani, in Mombasa on Monday night.
The detectives discovered that Punjani was so influential that he had been assigned 19 police bodyguards.
30 police officers are said to have participated in the raid on Punjani’s home, attracting the attention of curious neighbours.
Inside the compound, were top of the range vehicles, some fitted with bulletproof windows.
During the raid, police found 42 sachets of heroin, 147 rolls of bhang, 747 tablets of Bugizi and Ksh 608,000 in fake currency.
Punjani is currently out of the country.