Otjiwarongo teacher arrested for allegedly selling cannabis

02 Jun 2018 10:30am
OTJIWARONGO, 02 JUN (NAMPA) – A teacher at the Monica Geingos Junior Secondary School in Otjiwarongo has been arrested for allegedly dealing in cannabis.
The 40-year-old woman and 54-year-old male accomplice were arrested at their home in the Orwetoveni residential area during a police operation on Thursday.
The Namibian Police Force’s spokesperson for the Otjozondjupa Region, Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha on Saturday told Nampa 520 parcels of cannabis were found hidden in an outside toilet at the house.
“The cannabis, with an estimated street value of over N.dollars 18 000, was seized,” said Mbeha.
Both suspects were charged with dealing in, and/or possession of cannabis.
They are expected to appear in the Otjiwarongo Magistrate’s Court on Monday.
Police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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