Malawi Police in Salima are keeping in custody a 30 year old man identified as Maziko Banda of Traditional Authority Chiseka in Lilongwe district for being found in possession of 53 cobs of Indian Hemp without Licence.
According to the police report made available to News Watch Reviews by Salima police publist, Gift Chitowe, it stipulates that on May 3, 2017, the suspect was travelling along the Lake shore road using a Dulux Coach Registration number NN 8768 from Dwangwa heading to Mangochi.
“The suspect wrapped both hands and legs with the said cobs as one way of hiding the stuff but was unfortunate that when he reached Kaphatenga Police Road Block in Salima, one of the police officers manning the Road Block was suspicious with the outlook of the suspect”, said Chitowe.
He expounded, “when he was searched its when the said stuff was discovered and he was arrested” affirmed Chitowe.
The suspect will appear in court soon where he will answer a charge of being Found in Possession of Indian Hemp without Licence.