Tanzania seizes close to 100 kilograms of drugs in June


Tanzania’s anti-narcotics authorities seized 99.33 kg of various drugs in June in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam and arrested eight suspects.

The drugs, mostly heroin and methamphetamine, were seized during special operations conducted by the DCEA in collaboration with the police and Tanzania Revenue Authority, Kusaya told a news conference.

Gerald Kusaya, the commissioner-general for the Drug Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA), said the suspects arrested include a police officer, two officials with the Tanzania Revenue Authority and five businessmen.