Police constable 5614 Sawyerr Williams has been sacked by the Sierra Leone Police for selling Kush.
He was arrested together with eight others during an intensive raid operation by the Anti-Drug Unit within the terrain of Freetown.
Police disclose that the accused was caught with seventy-two (72) wraps of Kush, three pairs of scissors and a sum of one thousand three hundred and eighty-nine Leones (NLe 1,389.00) from his room at Grafton.
According to AIG Martin Senesie, the accused police will soon be charged to court. He said that they are prepared to clamp down kush dealers and manufacturers regardless of their status or position in the society, adding that this should serve as a warning to the nation.
The High rates of kush intake remained a disturbing phenomenon that threatens the lives of meaningful Sierra Leoneans.
In an effort to tackle this problem, the Sierra Leone police has launched operations target in a tough stance against kush dealings. Officers are using local intelligence and raids on suspects as part of the ongoing operations.
There have been series of raids on Kush addicts and dealers and a huge number of arrests has been made. According to Brima James Musa, Sub-Inspector and Media Officer tagged in Kenema, Kailahun and Kono, a total of twenty nine suspects have been convicted and fifty at the Magistrate court after a total of 90 raids in Kenema, Kailahun, Tongo, Kono, Tankoro and Daru.
Large Arrests were also made in the western area, North-east and Southern region, according to the police.