Tanzanian police seize 237 kg of cannabis, arrest two suspects

Image of Cannabis plant. Photo taken in Charrour Nallah, India./ Getty Images
Image of a Cannabis plant.(Getty Images)

Tanzanian police said on Wednesday they have seized 237 kilograms of cannabis and arrested two suspects in connection with the illicit drugs.

Wilbroad Mutafungwa, the Morogoro regional police commander, said the cannabis was seized by police on patrol on November 5 at 5 a.m. at Bonus village.

“Police also arrested two people who were ferrying the cannabis in a vehicle that was also confiscated,” Mutafungwa told a news conference.

He said preliminary investigations indicated that the duo had been involved in the ferrying of the drugs for a long time.