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Victoria Falls Drug Peddler Sentenced To 10 Years In Jail

Victoria Falls Drug Peddler Sentenced To 10 Years In Jail

A 49-year-old Victoria Falls woman who was found in possession of 481kg of mbanje (marijuana/dagga) with a street value of more than ZWL$48 million has been sentenced to 10 years in jail.

Patricia Ncube of Mkhosana suburb was charged with unlawful possession of dagga.

She pleaded not guilty to the charge but was convicted after full trial when she appeared before regional magistrate Collet Ncube.

The magistrate sentenced Ncube to 10 years in jail before suspending three years for five years on condition of good behaviour.

She will serve an effective seven years in prison.

Prosecutors said police raided Ncube’s after getting a tip-off that she was in possession of dagga at her house.

On the 28th day of April at around 10 AM police detectives raided Ncube’s residence and recovered 14 x 50kg bags of mbanje which was hidden in her bedroom.

The mbanje weighed 481kg with a street value of $48.1 million and it has been forfeited to the State.

There were also twists of mbanje that were found hidden in a container in the same house.

Ncube was represented by Givemore Mvhiringi of Mvhiringi and Associates.

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Ismail.Oren 6 months ago

Straight business is very best ! 7 yrs behind bars its a tough way to go .

Ismail.Oren 6 months ago

Straight business is very best ! 7 yrs behind bars its a tough way to go .

Shadows 6 months ago

Shame. Ko vaya mai vaimbova kuzifa vekuda kubuda negold varipiko. Paoneiwo.

Chahototo 6 months ago

Mbanje inobvumirwa mushonga unorapa.hazvienzane ne wakaba gold ne mari dze nssa waripanze

Soul jah love 6 months ago

Ummmm panyaya yakadaro anditauri chinu,pa dhobhu ne 7yrs ya chimhamha ahh zvinondibhowa,Babylon i Babylon tobhema navo dhobhu asi 7yrs mu Zayan,maone.Ahhh andina comment zvangu,asi chimhamha 14 ma 50kg mubedroom e Laza,skunk,marry j,likwifah,Durban poison,mbanje...ummm nemi o,ko mamero akazviona sei?
Panyaya iyi andina comment zvayo,andi comment!Vanhu vanovhara government ma million asi avapindi ku jeri.
Saka andi comment zvangu
Ehhe sure.
Ziii zvangu.
Ndaterera Paul Madzore(Handicheuke)

Joy°¶ 6 months ago



Rastaman vibration 6 months ago

Chindipayiwo se donation sezvo festive season yadayi kusvika. But 14X50 kg = 700kg not 481kg. Saka dzime 219 kg dzakaenda kupi. ZACC batayi vanhu.

MuGrade 2 6 months ago

14 are 50kg sacks not weight of mbanje.. Remember,mbanje is much lighter than maize meal so they can't have both equal number of sacks n weight.

Riley Freeman 6 months ago

Wonder how the snitch feels for getting a 49 year old lady 10 years in jail....shame on you

Mdara Odza 6 months ago

The same 49 year old broke the law by selling marijuana the same drug that's turning youths into drug junkies. She got what she deserved. No to drugs and drug peddlers must be punished

Rick Sanchez 6 months ago

Legalise Marijuana

Ras celeb 6 months ago

As long munhu asirikuba munomutengesereiko kumapirisa siya munhu atsvage mari😡 Zimbabwe yakaoma iyi
Kutadza kutsvaga mutoriro irikuita kut vanhu vapenge makupinda busy nendudu dzisina kana pressure

Gogodera 6 months ago

Say no to drugs zim

Weedman 6 months ago

This is an unfair & inhumane sentence which does not consider the situation in this is based on a colonial law & does not consider the scientific & social properties of marijuana...Seven years for a lady

logan 6 months ago

The Zimbabwean government should legalize marijuana

Pala 6 months ago

What about the white guy alao caught with dagga and high-tech drug processing equipment? Case been dragged and did not sleep in cells for a single day,akatouya ku court achitobva kumba kwake zvake.

Ndini 6 months ago

Haana mari yeku disser + haana kuda kudya neauthority

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