Tanzanian model Wema Sepetu arrested after being found with bhang
Former Miss Tanzania Wema Sepetu was on Tuesday arrested after police found rolls of bhang in her house in an ongoing crackdown on anti-narcotics trade.
Police found the bhang during a search in the house. Also found were papers suspected to be used to roll the bhang.
Ms Wema has been taken to court to face charges.
She was one of the celebrities who were summoned over the weekend at the central police in Dar es Salaam for questioning.
The Tanzanian Ministry of Internal Security had earlier released a press statement summoning six celebrities to the central police station on Monday.
Those summoned include Nassib Abdul – popularly known as Diamond Platinumz, Emmanuel Elibariki, Rehema Chalamila – popularly known as Ray C, Wema Sepetu’s fiancé Idris Sultan, Azan Zungu, Abas Mtevu and Rugemarila Mutahaba