Police have arrested a South African woman suspected of drug trafficking at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.
The 31-year-old was arrested after landing at around 4am on Monday.
She was on transit to Gaborone, Botswana from Brazil.
Her passport showed Monday was her third time to travel through Kenya.
“The suspect was placed under observation and at around 12 pm, she started emitting pellets believed to contain narcotic drugs. So far she has emitted three pellets,” said head of criminal investigations at the airport Mr Joseph Ngisa.
Analysts from the government chemist were called to the airport to carry out tests to establish the type of drugs.
Mr Ngisa said initial observations showed the drugs were either cocaine or heroin.