‘I wanted to smoke the marijuana’, youth tells court

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A 23 year old man of Lilanda Compound in Lusaka has pleaded guilty to trafficking in 6.1 grammes of marijuana.

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Arnold Mupeta pleaded guilty to the charge before Lusaka Magistrate Albert Mwaba today.

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Facts before the court are that Mupeta, on March 10, 2014, did traffic in psychotropic substances namely 6.1 grammes of marijuana, a herbal product of cannabis sativa without lawful authority.

When the accused person was asked by the magistrate what he was doing with the marijuana he was found with, he responded that it was for smoking.

The court recorded a plea of guilty and the matter has since been adjourned to March 17, 2014 for facts.
Mupeta is remanded in custody.

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