Pupil admits being in possession of marijuana, heroin

Magistrates Court: File picture

A 17-year-old boy from Kafue Day High School has pleaded guilty to two counts of being in possession of 75.6 grammes of marijuana and 1.6 grammes of heroin saying the drugs were meant for consumption.

The juvenile was found in possession of the drugs on July 6, 2018.

When the matter came up for plea before Magistrate Mwaka Mikalile, Monday, the boy who is currently on police bond, and with his mother present in court, admitted to have committed all the offenses.

Meanwhile, Magistrate Mikalile set Thursday July 19, 2018, as a date for proper establishment of facts and reception of a report from social welfare services.

She asked the mother of the juvenile to take a leading role in the matter and ensure that a report from the social welfare was before court on the actual day and that the juvenile was brought back to court.

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