Two quintals of cannabis drug were seized
After an unexpected security check on a heavy truck carrying beer, which was traveling from Hawassa City to Dire Dawa, two quintals of drugs were seized, a police spokesman said.
East Shoa Zone Police Public Relations Officer Commander Aschalew Alemu told Ethiopian News Agency that the truck was under control after unexpected security check in the town of Koka, which is in Lome Woreda, in the middle of the night at around 6:00 pm local time.
The license plate of the heavy truck, which was carrying a two-ton cannabis between the loaded beer, is 3-81624(ET).
The truck driver was arrested, and after the police investigation, the driver will be presented to the court.
The drug which was seized was very dangerous and can cause young people to do bad things. So the commander has called for the community for cooperation in the fight against this kind of case.