Criminal law

R v Vidot and Anor (CR 60/18) [2019] SCSC 811 (23 September 2019);


The charge against the two accused.

[1]        The two accused stand charged as follows:

Count 1

Statement of Offence

Conspiracy to commit the offence of importing a controlled drug contrary to Section 16 (a) read with Section 5 of the Misuse of Drugs Act, 2016 and punishable under the Second Schedule to the said Act.

Particulars of offence

R v Tembe (CO 25/2019) [2019] SCSC 1018 (19 November 2019);


[1]       The convict, Nilzo Julia Tembe, has on her own plea been found guilty of trafficking in a controlled drug, namely 5307.7 grams of cannabis by means of transporting the same, contrary to section 7 (1) read with section 2 punishable under section 7 (1) as read with sections 7(4) and 48(1) (a) and with the Second Schedule of the Misuse of Drugs Act 2016.