Footballer Sentenced to Jail for Being in Possession of Illegal Substances

Footballer Sentenced to Jail for Being in Possession of Illegal Substances

  • A promising Zimbabwean footballer will spend time behind bars for the next while
  • Harare City player Jerry Chipangura will have enough time to rethink his actions
  • He was sentenced to 14 months behind bars after being caught in possession of drugs

Harare City player Jerry Chipangura will have the next 14 months to rethink his life choices.

The 24-year-old was sentenced to jail for being in possession of 40 grams of methylenedioxymethamphetamine, commonly known as MDMA, Ecstasy or mutoriro.

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Jerry Chipangura will be in jail for the next 14 months after being caught with drugs. Image source: PressReader.
Source: UGC

According to The Herald, he had also been charged with the intention of selling the drug. He was arrested in the suburb of Mabvuku in Harare back in June of this year.

According to PressReader, he became the second high-profile Zimbabwean footballer to be arrested this year for possessing illegal substances.

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Source: SportsBrief.com

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