Tarime police arrest two suspects with illicit drugs

08Mar 2016
Correspondent
The Guardian
Tarime police arrest two suspects with illicit drugs

POLICE in Tarime-Rorya Special Zone are holding two suspects in connection with possession of illicit drugs.

Tarime township

The suspects have been identified as Ally Richard (30), resident of Nyamikoma in Bunda District and Alex Ghati Kobi (42) of Sabasaba Street in Tarime Township whereas the third suspect managed to escape with 104kgs of khat, 7kgs and 120 rolls of marijuana.

Special Zone Police Commander, ACP Gemini Mushi said that the suspects were arrested between March 1 and 3, this year.

He said that Richard was arrested by the police after getting information from law abiding citizens with 25 kgs of Bhang preserved in two boxes.

He was also captured with 7kgs of dried Bhang and 120 rolls in his house.

The third suspect who mangede to escape had left behind 79 kgs of Bhang stored in bags and police are still searching for him.

The police commander urged t6he public to cooperate with the police by sharing information of suspicious individuals.