A Large quantity of Marijuana, and white substances believed to be cocaine and another known as brown brown are presently in police custody at the kenema police division along with ten suspects.
This arrest was made when a search warrant was executed by police team at the Kenema Police Division led by the ASP Morie M. Kamara the operational officer Kenema division at the Premises of one Madam Isata Kamara of 33 Blama road in Kenema on Monday 18th 2008 upon intelligence reports of drug peddling at the said premises.
During the course of the search, large quantities of the items were discovered. The exhibits according to the police media officer at the Kenema police division PC 10190 Kposowa A. says have been transferred to Freetown for forensic examination to be effected as investigation on the matter continues. He said after the police investigation the matter would be charged to court. Meanwhile the Regional Crime officer Samuel Sanie Sesay told the press that the search will continue in Kenema city and its environs as part of their regular positive action to combat the crime. He is appealing to the public to provide the police with information that will lead to the arrest of drug peddlers and users in the community