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50 drug traffickers arrested in Chibolya Compound.

The Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC) says 50 people in Lusaka’s Chibolya Compound have been arrested during a joint operation with the Zambia Army for trafficking in over 60 kilograms of cannabis.

DEC Public Relations Officer said “the 50, who include 46 males and 4 females, have been arrested for trafficking in a total of 62.9 kilograms of dry loose cannabis.
Ms. Katongo added that other seizures made during the operation include 3,350 tablets of diazepam which when taken with alcohol and other drugs may cause drowsiness.

“The fifty who include 46 males and 4 females have been arrested for trafficking in a total of 62.9 kg of dry loose cannabis. The suspects are in Police custody and are expected to appear in court soon,” Ms. Katongo.

She encouraged members of the public to continue collaborating with the commission by reporting matters relating to drug abuse, trafficking and money laundering in their various communities.

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