Jamal Mohammed: Former Harambee Stars player jailed for bhang possession

Jamal Mohammed in court. Photo: Courtesy

Former Harambee Stars’ midfielder Jamal ‘Malo’ Mohammed has been sentenced to one year, three months in prison.

This is after the former star midfielder pleaded guilty to selling and promoting shisha and being in possession of narcotic drugs.

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According to the ruling delivered on March 22, the footballer will face jail term should he fail to pay Sh60,000 fine for both charges.

Citizen Digital reported that while in court, it was established that Jamal was arrested on November 3, 2018 in Eastleigh while in possession of three rolls of bhang.

He was also accused of promoting and selling shisha after he was found with 25 pots.

This is not the first time Malo has had a run-in with the law as in July, 2015, a lawyer accused him of assault.

Jamal Mohammed back in 2014.

In a statement recorded at Parklands Police Station, the lawyer claimed that Jamal assaulted him on August 23 2014 along Woodvale Grove Westlands.

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According to the lawyer’s statement, Jamal, while driving a black Toyota Mark X car allegedly blocked the legal practitioner’s car by parking in front of him.

When the lawyer called upon Malo to clear the way, the footballer allegedly came out of his car and beat him up in an attack that saw the lawyer lose his tooth.