A grade eleven pupil and a peasant farmer arrested in Lundazi district for drug trafficking

The Drug Enforcement Commission DEC has arrested a grade eleven pupil and a peasant farmer in Lundazi district for drug trafficking.
DEC Public Relations Officer, Samuel Silomba confirmed the arrest of Yolum Zimba 19, a grade eleven pupil of Lunda Day Secondary School and Richard Zimba, 48, a peasant farmer.
Mr. Silomba says Yolamu Zimba of Chaniche village in Chief Mpikamalaza’s area was found with 8.11 kilograms of dagga in a polymer bag during DEC operations.
He further explained that Richard Zimba of Matala village in Chief Zimwanda’s area was arrested by DEC for cultivating suspected cannabis in his maize field weighing about 7.31 kilograms.
He says the two who have been charged with trafficking in psychotropic substances will appear in court soon.

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