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Beitbridge Police intercept 20kgs of dagga

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Beitbridge Police intercept 20kgs of dagga


Ellen Mlambo


BEITBRIDGE – Three women from Mufakose in Harare were arrested by Police at Dulivhadzimu Bus Terminus in Beitbridge on Tuesday after they were allegedly found with 20kg of dagga.

The dagga was discovered when Police used dogs to sniff out the drugs.

The arrested women are Tatenda Nhambare (32), Loite Mafambo (38) and Gloria Mumbai (31) all from Mufakose in Harare.

Police Officer Commanding Beitbridge District Chief Superintendent Tichaona Nyongo confirmed the recovery of the dagga valued at ZWL$200 000.

The dagga were hidden in 12 boxes of Maq washing powder and were being transported in a blue Toyota Hiace. 

Circumstances are that on Tuesday at 7:30 pm, Beitbridge canine details, Sergent Hove, Constable Mpala and Constable Zano were on duty at Malume Search Bay at the Beitbridge border post when Constable Zano let loose his Police drug dog Skip while in the company of Sergent Hove with patrol dog Ranger and Constable Mpala with patrol dog Shumba.

Skip indicated by barking at a box of Maq washing powder and the cops opened the boxes and discovered some of the dagga.

The driver of the vehicle, Elliot Nziradzago (35) of Dulivhadzimu and his assistant Motion Nyekete (31) of SDP houses were arrested. They then disclosed the owners of the dagga leading to the arrest of the three women

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