On the 04th of March 2023, police throughout the country arrested 59 people on the operation, “No to dangerous drugs and illicit substances.

This brings the cumulative number of arrests to 3 221.

Police launched a crackdown on drug peddlers and abusers as part of a national campaign to rid society of the vice that is destroying lives of mainly young people.

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.

This came after President Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa directed the country’s law enforcement agencies to be ruthless on drug dealers and abusers.