Mvuma – Police arrested a 28-year-old man from Athens Mine in Mvuma for possession of illicit drugs.
The man, Jaison Chida has since appeared in court and was sentenced to 12 months in prison for possession of dagga.
Police Spokesperson for Midlands Province Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko said Chida was arrested after being found in possession of 582 grams of dagga and 26 sachets of Crystal Methampetamine.
The drugs were found following a search at his homestead in Mvuma.
”The police was granted a warrant of search by a Mvuma Magistrate which resulted in the recovery of dagga, sachets of crystal meth, paraphernalia used in the processing of drugs, 100ml empty bottles of broncleer and a digital portable scale used to weigh drugs,” he said.
The police Spokesperson applauded the public for supporting the police in their operation against drugs through offering information and tip offs leading to arrest of offenders.
Meanwhile, the police has launched an anti-drugs operation where they are conducting serious drug search in vehicles, schools, communities and various institutions so as to curb the spread of drugs and drug abuse in the country.