Woman jailed for possessing crystal meth

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Woman jailed for possessing crystal meth
 Crystal meth

Yeukai Karengezeka Court Correspondent

A woman who was found in possession of 1,5 grammes of crystal meth has been sentenced to an effective five months in prison by Harare Magistrate Ms Evelyn Mashavakure.

Sharmaine Haiza(32) was convicted of the possession of dangerous drugs on her own plea of guilty.

Ms Mashavakure initially sentenced Haiza to eight months in prison and suspended three months on the condition of good behaviour.

Prosecutor Ms Miriro Matavo proved that on July 16 this year at around 2 am, police officers from ZRP Glenview Police Station received information to the effect that Haiza was operating a drug base at number 8382/109 Crescent Glenview 8, Harare.

The officers teamed up and proceeded to the said address and upon arrival, they pounced on a drug base and found Haiza inside the room.

A body search was conducted leading to the seizure of six sachets of crystal meth from her trousers’ right pocket and subsequently Haiza was arrested.

A field test was conducted and it tested positive for crystal meth same results were also obtained at the Forensic Laboratory.