A 43-YEAR-OLD man from Bulawayo’s Magwegwe North high-density suburb has been arrested over illegal possession of three sachets of crystal methamphetamine (crystal meth) and methcathinone with a street value of $2,3 million.
Bulawayo police spokesperson Inspector Abednico Ncube confirmed identified the suspect as Misheck Tembo.
“On February 24 at around 6am we received information to the effect that Tembo was selling drugs within Bulawayo central business district. Acting swiftly upon the information police detectives misrepresented themselves to Tembo as customers who wanted to buy crystal meth. They met Tembo at Bulawayo City Council Revenue Hall along George Silundika Street,” Ncube said.
“The suspect was searched and found in possession of a plastic bag with three sachets of crystal meth, leading to his arrest. Tembo led the police to his house where a search was conducted in his bedroom and a big black plastic containing crystal meth, two transparent plastic bags containing cat (met cathinone), plastic packaging and one silver digital scale was recovered,” he said.
The total weight of the crystal meth and cat (methcathinone) was 375 grammes and 15 grammes respectively with a street value of $2 349 000.
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