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Zambia court punishes a male student for planning to sell cannabis cake…..

ZAMBIA– A university student has been ordered to write an essay on the dangers of drugs after being convicted of planning to sell cannabis cakes.

Police arrested Chikwanda Chisendele, a first-year civil engineering student at the Copperbelt University, on Monday.

The 21-year-old was caught with cannabis-laced cakes weighing more than 1kg (2.2lb), police said.

As part of his punishment, a judge sentenced him to write a 50-page essay on drug use.

In court, he was told to write letters of apology to his university, parents and to Zambia’s Drug Enforcement Commission (DEF) before 15 November.

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