The arrested are Muller Jeremy William, 28, a waiter by profession who has been detained for trafficking in cannabis weighing 10g concealed in a transparent plastic, and Martial Frank Touston, 28, also a waiter has been arrested for trafficking in 10g of cannabis.
The duo was apprehended at Mwami Border in Eastern Province on a Lusaka bound bus as they were coming from Malawi.
Meanwhile in the Central Province, the Commission has arrested nine people for trafficking in various quantities of cannabis.
The nine were arrested after the commission conducted an operation in Luano valley in Chief Mboloma’s area where they were.
Among those arrested are Analyosi Chisenga, 38, of Mboloma area who has been arrested for trafficking in 36.2kg of cannabis, Evaristo Mwamba, 45, also of the same area for trafficking in 27.4kg of cannabis and Methias Mumba, 38, has been arrested for trafficking in 18.4kg of cannabis.
Others include Patrick Cement, 37, a peasant farmer of Kampoko village in Mboloma area who is arrested for trafficking in 17.6kg of cannabis and Alex Kasonde, 29, of Mulungwe village in Mkushi for trafficking in 800g of cannabis.
All suspects will appear in court soon.
This is contained in a statement released to Qfm by the DEC public relations officer Theresa Katongo.