The Drug Enforcement Commission-DEC has arrested a seventy-year-old blind woman of Chief Shakumbila’s area in Mumbwa district for being in posession of cannabis.
The woman was found with five hundred and fifteen balls of cannabis weighing forty five kilogrammes.
DEC Public Relations and Press Liason Officer, John Nyawali has confirmed the arrest to ZNBC news.
And Mr. Nyawali said a headman of Chinungu Village in Chieftainess Mwape’s area in Nyimba district has been arrested for drug trafficking.
Jackson Phiri, 53, has been apprehended along with three other people who had cultivated over five tonnes of cannabis.
Mr. Nyawali said the cannabis was uprooted from five fields.
He said Mr. Phiri and his accomplices are in police custody and will appear in court soon.