DEC seizes 150 cannabis bags, arrests 13

By Staff Reporter

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) has arrested 13 people of Kamwendo village in Lavushimanda district, Muchinga province for  illegal cultivation of cannabis.

DEC deputy public relations officer Kamufisa Manchishi told journalists that the area had been characterised by illegal cultivation of cannabis in huge quantities. 

“A combined team of DEC and State Police have managed to recover 160 bags of cannabis: 59 bags are 90 Kg’s while 101 bags are 50 kg’s. 2 and half 50 kg bags of cannabis seed were also ceased in the operation,” said Manchishi.