By A Correspondent -A police officer who was caught with 143 kgs of loose marijuana/dagga/mbanje has been sentenced to four years imprisonment.
Berlin Dombodzvuku, a police officer stationed at Support Unit Zulu Troop appeared before Marondera Magistrate Ms Rumbidzayi Munemo on Tuesday and was sentenced to five years after a full trial.
Magistrate Munemo suspended one year on the condition that Dombodzvuku does not commit a similar offence in the next five years.
Effectively, Dombodzvuku will serve a four-year jail term.
He was allegedly caught by officers after a high-speed chase, resulting in him abandoning his vehicle before attempting to flee on foot, but to no avail.
Ms Phumuzile Ndlovu prosecuted for the State.