Tanzania’s Anti-Narcotics Watchdog Seizes Over One Tonne Of Heroin



Tanzania’s anti-narcotics watchdog said on Saturday it has seized more than one tonne of heroin and arrested seven suspects.


Gerald Kusaya, the commissioner-general of the Drug Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA), said the drugs were seized in the early hours of Saturday while they were being transported in a boat in the Indian Ocean.


Anti-narcotics police in collaboration with the navy intercepted the heroin in the coastal waters off Port town Kilwa Masoko in Lindi region, Kusaya told a news conference in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam.


Kusaya said all the seven suspects were found in the boat with the contraband.


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