Six arrested for drugs over weekend

Five men and one woman were arrested for possession or dealing in cannabis between Friday and Sunday in the country.

The Namibian Police Force and #146;s weekly crime report said a 34-year-old Angolan national was arrested after he was found in possession of cannabis worth N.dollars 220 000 at Okuryangava around 14h00 on Saturday and police investigation continues.

In a similar incident, a man was arrested after he was caught walking at Donkerhoek location in Khorixas around midnight with a plastic bag which contained a parcel of cannabis and a shoe box with 11 ballies of cannabis, however the value could not be determined because it was not weighed yet, on Sunday.

In Otjimbingwe, a 32-year-old woman and 26-years-old man was arrested for dealing 250 grams of cannabis valued at N.dollars 2 500 on Friday at about 105.

Two of the arrests took place in Stampriet on Friday.

A 28-year-old man was arrested for possession of four ballies of cannabis and four quarters of mandrax tables which all value N.dollars 200 at Gochas road around 22h00.

Another man, 32, was arrested in the same road around 21h55 for having two ballies of cannabis and a quarter of mandrax tablets which value N.dollars 50.

Source: Namibia Press Agency