By Mike Chakwana
Cases of dagga possession are on the increase in Amaveni suburb.
Recently a man from the suburb Kudakwashe Zulu was caught by the police smoking and in possession of dagga by police details who were in patrol in the densely populated area.
Zulu appeared before Kwekwe Magistrate Story Rushambwa facing charges of possessing dagga without a license and was also caught smoking.
It is the state’s case that on the 20th of December 2019 in Amaveni the accused was found in possessing of 0,405kg of dagga by the police who were on patrol.
The accused was taken to Amaveni Police Station.
The accused told the court that the dagga that was found by the police was his and he was smoking it to relief stress.
He pleaded guilty to the charges.
Rushambwa told the court that Zulu had violated the law which prohibit possession of dagga without a license.
The accused was ordered to pay $40 fine or face 3months jail term.