Lovini Wanjiku Ngoroge (45,) a Kenyan national was on Friday arrested by the Rwandan Police after she was allegedly found with 2.5 kilograms of Cocaine. The drugs in question are worth 8 million Rwandan Francs
Drug trafficking is a crime according to international law, and the laws in china and our laws are more swift,â€ the ambassador said. He added that Chinese laws needed to be respected as a sovereign state.
The minister explained that with a reciprocal agreement, prisoners would serve terms they are adjudicated in foreign countries. He observes that there is need for other countries to gain confidence in Ugandaâ€™s legal mechanism. He said with the new law, the Chinese would be confident that prisoners will not be released when they are surrendered to Ugandan authorities.
On why Uganda could not intervene to save Ugandans sentenced to death in a foreign country, Justice minister Otafiire said, â€œWe have nothing to do about China as far as implementing their laws is concerned, the best you can do is not to take drugs.â€
Police in Kabale have set on fire Marijuana valued at 1.2 billion shillings. The bonfire is part of the force efforts to combat a growing drug trade in the area that has seen some communities abandon food crop farming for cultivation of drugs.
Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo have arrested and detained a Ugandan for allegedly smuggling narcotic drugs into the country. Jim Leti, 22, a resident of Ngandi village, Logiri Sub-County in Arua district, was arrested with 5kilograms of opium at Azanga trading centre in DR Congo.