Quartet found in possession of 3 000kg of marijuana

By ZBC Reporter
FOUR Harare men were hauled before a Nyanga Magistrate after they were found in possession of close to 3 000kg of marijuana in Nyanga.
Denis Chikumbo(39), Farai Bizeki(45), Mario July(45) and Arshwell Marange(35) appeared before Nyanga Magistrate charged with dealing in dangerous drugs.
It is the state’s case that on January 12, police received a tip-off to the effect that there was a truck transporting marijuana from Kaitano village, heading towards Ruwangwe Growth Point.
The court heard that a road block was set up along Nyanga-Nyamapanda road and police managed to intercept the vehicle.
Police searched the vehicle and recovered bags of marijuana wrapped with black plastics weighing 2 773 kg.
The four have been remanded in custody to Friday for their bail application.