- Several Tanzania celebrities have been summoned by the police over drug trafficking claims
- President John Magufuli has said no one will be spared..including the President's wife
Tanzania President John Pombe Magufuli is talking tough on tackling drug traffickers and drug abuse in his country.
This comes even as police have summoned Tanzanian singer Diamond Platnumz over suspected drug trafficking
He was summoned together with other celebrities including his ex-girlfriend and model Wema Sepetu.
Sepetu was arrested on Friday, February 3 over drug trafficking allegations.
Magufuli now says no one will be spared in the fight against drugs in his country.
The no nonsense Tanzania President says anyone trafficking in narcotics should be dealt with no matter their status..including his wife Janet
"No celebrity, no politician, no police officer, no minister or a child of so and so who is involved in this will be spared..even if it is my wife Janet being involved, arrest her. The effects of drug abuse in our nation now has reached a dire stage. There is no way drugs will be sold like groundnuts," a tough talking Magufuli said.
Watch the video here.