By Tapiwa Svondo
Kariba- Detectives from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Kariba arrested a prominent ZPC Kariba Football Club player, Mhango Winston Mutulasoni, also known as Bagga (35), for his alleged involvement in unlawful dealing of dangerous drugs.
The arrest, which took place on May 1st, 2023, led to the seizure of a substantial amount of drugs and related paraphernalia at the suspect’s residence.
According to Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi of the Zimbabwe Republic Police, the arrest was made following actionable intelligence received by CID Kariba.
“On 01/05/23, detectives from CID Kariba acted on received information and arrested a ZPC Kariba Football Club player, Mhango Winston Mutulasoni, alias Bagga (35), in connection with unlawful dealing in dangerous drugs. The arrest led to the recovery of the following drugs and items at the suspect’s residence, approximately 4,7 kilogrammes of dagga, 11 bottles x 100ml Benylin with Codeine cough syrup, 01 bottle x 100ml BronCleer with Codeine cough syrup, 30 boxes of 10 x 100’s Ziplock Bags [packaging plastics], 01 x Electro Master Kitchen Scale, 02 x MH Mini Digital scales, 19 packs of 50 Toast Leaf rolling papers and 01 cigarette lighter,” said Assistant Commissioner Paul Nyathi
The arrest of Mhango, an active player for the ZPC Kariba Football Club, has sent shockwaves through the local sports community.
Mhango’s arrest comes three months after former Harare City striker Jerry Chipangura was sentenced to 14 months in prison after he was found in possession of crystal meth commonly known as mutoriro, guka or dombo in street lingo in June last year.