Police in Mwanza have arrested a 42-year-old tanker driver, Kings Nyirenda and his accomplice Gift Lapozo (42) for being in possession of 229kgs of Cannabis Sativa.
Police say the 229 bags weighed about 20kgs.
It is reported that the Cannabis Sativa was being transported to Zimbabwe through a tanker belonging to Lunyina Haulage Company where Nyirenda works as a driver.
The two suspects will appear in court soon to answer the charge of possessing cannabis sativa without permit.
Kings Nyirenda comes from Njinga village TA Mberwa in Mzimba while Gift Lapozo comes from Lauji village TA Katunga in Chikwawa.