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    Ethiopian police seize 40 quintals of cannabis

    APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)

    Ethiopian police seized an Isuzu FSR truck containing 40 quintals of cannabis in Asela town, Oromia regional state of the country.

    The truck was intercepted on Saturday en route from Shashemene to Adama city at 11am local time, said Commander Tesfaye Degefa, crime control head of Asela police department.


    The  driver and his  assistant as well as one suspect have been detained and  they are under  investigation, he told journalists on Saturday.


    Police have seized thousands of smuggling firearms and drugs since the current prime minister Abiy Ahmed came to power in April last year.



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