Two suspected drug dealers arrested in Rubavu District


Police have recently  arrested two suspected drug dealers namely Hamdun Habimana and Samuel Sibomana while another identified as Samson Karekezi is on the run in Gisenyi Sector.

Through their operations, police say, they have seized  1500 pellets of cannabis.

The police spokesperson for the Western region, CIP Innocent Gasasira, says Samson is on the run after they found 10 kgs of non stated drug in his house located in Gihome Cell of Rubavu Sector.

“There was information from members of the public about these three individuals, whom they suspected to be drug dealers and indeed where police officers searched their houses they recovered the drugs, two were arrested although Karekezi managed to escape after seeing police officers,” the spokesperson said.

So far, regions nearby DR Congo border consist of high level of trafficking, sell and use of narcotic drugs.

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