Drugs: another Zambian arrested in Malawi

Another Zambian national has been arrested by the Malawi Police for drug trafficking.
An identified businessman of Chifwiti Village in Lundazi district of Eastern province was arrested by the Mzimba Police after he was found with 150 kilograms of cannabis.
He becomes a fourth Zambian national to be arrested in Malawi in a space of two weeks for trafficking cannabis.
The other two have already started serving their jail terms after being sentenced to varying jail terms of eight and 10 years with hard labour.
And Zambia Drug Enforcement Commission spokesperson John Nyawali has disclosed that 113 people were arrested countrywide in the last seven days for trafficking in different quantities of cannabis with a total weight of 4.5 tonnes.
He said those nabbed include a grade twelve pupil of Kasama High School in Northern Province.
Others arrested in connection with controlled drugs and precursor chemicals was a 65 year old British national working as a volunteer at one one of the community based organization in Chipata.
He was found with Diphenhydramine, a class two controlled drugs.
Also arrested was a 39 year old businessman of Chilenje in Lusaka who was arrested from the light industrial area in Kitwe after he was found with Ephedrine which he was trying to sell.

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