THE Lusaka Magistrates’ Court has acquitted an 81-year-old man of Kavuma Compound in Lusaka’s Waterfalls area who was accused of trafficking in 68 grams of marijuana. The court has, however, warned the 81-year-old never to repeat his actions, as he risks ending up in prison forever. Tie Mwape was facing one count of trafficking in psychotropic substances without lawful authority. Allegations were that on November 26, 2022, Mwape trafficked in 68 grams of marijuana, a herbal product of cannabis sativa, without lawful authority. Delivering his judgement, Wednesday, magistrate Davies Chibwili acquitted Mwape with a warning, on grounds that the state failed to determine the required quantity of Delta-9 THC in the said drug. The court also found that the prosecution…...

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