Zambia : DEC nabs four over cannabis, three of which are professed cadres of a named political party

  • DEC nabs four over cannabis, three of which are professed cadres of a named political party.
  • The Drug Enforcement Commission has arrested four people including three professed cadres of a named political party and one Lusaka based business woman in Central Province for trafficking in Cannabis weighing 133.69 Kilograms, contrary to Chapter 96 of the Laws of Zambia.
  • DEC officers intercepted and apprehended Harriet Mwape, 51 who was about to transport to Lusaka the contraband which had 63.17 kilograms of loose cannabis concealed in 50kg sack bags of fresh potatoes.
  • After an interrogation, Harriet later led the officers to Beatrice Mofya, 51, who concealed 43.29 kilograms of loose cannabis in Two (2) polythene sacks containing fresh potatoes and Jacqueline Mofya, 20, who concealed 15.81 kilograms of loose cannabis in a 50Kg polythene sack containing dry cassava.

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