Granny (62) arrested over mbanje

Source: Granny (62) arrested over mbanje – NewsDay Zimbabwe


A 62-YEAR-OLD granny from Bulawayo’s Pumula South high-density suburb has been arrested for illegal possession of four well-maintained dagga plants at her house.

Bulawayo police spokesperson Abednico Ncube confirmed the arrest yesterday

“On December 14, police officers who were doing some investigations raided house number 23814 Pumula South, to arrest a suspect. On arrival, they searched the house, but the suspect was not found,” he said.

“The police officers then searched around the yard resulting in the recovery of four dagga plants,.

“Police would like to appeal to the public to desist from cultivation or dealing in dangerous drugs.’’


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    Dr Ace Mukadota PhD 1 year ago

    Zimbabweans have been growing mbanji for hundreds of years comrades. In most other parts of the world including South Africa it is legal to grow plants and puff away.

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    MILES R ANDERSON 1 year ago

    Meanwhile corrupt politicians, soldiers and policemen are allowed to go scot free. Shame on you ! What harm was she doing?