23 March 2014

Rwanda: Woman Arrested for Drug Trafficking

Police in Ruhango district arrested a woman in connection with drugs.

The woman, name withheld, was arrested on Friday in Kinazi in a police operation.She is currently held at Kinazi police station as investigations continues.

Police also recovered about four kilogrammes of cannabis from her house. She issaid to be involved in trafficking and selling narcotics into the country.

Chief Superintendent Herbert Gashagaza, the Southern region Police Spokesperson, who confirmed the seizure and the subsequent arrest, said many members of the public were turning up and giving information on people involved in illegal activities and drug dealings.

"Many drug dealers, especially suppliers, have been arrested and their narcotics confiscated, all based on credible information given to us by the public. We have no doubt that this great job the public is doing will leave no stone unturned; it will put drug dealers in a fix and easier for us to apprehend them," he said.

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