On 13 February 2023, police arrested 24 people across the country on operation, “No to dangerous drugs and illicit substances, bringing cumulative arrests to 2 152.
The Zimbabwe Republic Police ZRP declared war against drug dealers on Friday 3 February 2023.
The operation includes police producing warrants to search homes of suspected drug dealers while canine units are deployed to sniff out the criminals.
The country is battling an ever increasing drug problem as drug dealers destroy communities where they come from.
The drug problem has seen President Emmerson Mnangagwa putting police on high alert and calling on churches to join the fight against the scourge.
In 2021, Government launched the National Drug Policy to fight the scourge.
Drug dealers are operating within communities selling drugs which include imbanje, crystal meth, Broncleer and injengu.