Police in Nkhotakota on
Saturday seized cannabis sativa weighing 1 848 kilogrammes (kgs) which was
reportedly being smuggled to Zimbabwe.
Nkhotakota Police Station
deputy spokesperson Paul Malimwe confirmed the interception of the illicit
drug, saying two Zimbabwean nationals have thus far been arrested.
He mentioned the contraband was seized from a truck on the boma which was coming from Dwangwa and was being pushed by 42-year-old Ahead Mudekwa and his compatriot Emmanuel Chisandule, 24.
He mentioned: “The suspects
have been driving a freight-liner truck registration quantity AEU 4032/AAZ 7049 which
was coming from Dwangwa heading again to Zimbabwe utilizing the M5.”
Malimwe added that police
acquired a tip-off that the truck had carried the illicit drug hid within the
“Upon arrival at
Nkhotakota Boma, police performed an intensive search and located 66 baggage of chamba
weighing 28 kgs every,” he mentioned.
The suspects are anticipated
to seem in court docket quickly to reply to counts of being present in possession of