2 Arrested for Selling Medical Drugs
Two men are in police custody at Monkey-bay Police Station in Mangochi district for allegedly being found selling assorted medical drugs without license.
According to Eastern Region Assistant Police Spokesperson, Sergeant Tionge Kayenda, the suspects, Edwin Peter, 41, and Iman Kachingwe, 21, were arrested by Monkey-bay Police Officers on May 22, 2021 at Kaiche Village in the district.
Sergeant Kayenda said they received a tip-off that the said suspects were offering for sale some medical drugs in their houses without license.
She said officers went and managed to recover assorted medical drugs and arrested the two after they failed to produce supporting documents.
“Both Peter and Kachingwe will appear before court soon to answer the charge of selling medical drugs without license,” said Kayenda.
Peter comes from Mbamba village, Traditional Authority Fukamapiri in Nkhatabay district, while Kachingwe comes from Kape village Traditional Authority Nankumba in Mangochi district, according to Kayenda.