Two behind bars for drug theft

Two men have been arrested in Mulanje for being found in possession of assorted government medical drugs.

Mulanje Police Public Relations Officer Sergeant Gresham Ngwira said the two, Masuko Kathumba and Maxwell Bauleni where arrested following a tip from responsible citizens.

“After investigation we managed to find drugs like LA, Bactrim and Fragile but its value is not yet known,’’ he said.

Ngwira said the two men will appear in court soon to answer charges of being found in possession of medical drugs without permit contrary to section 45 of Drug Act.

Masauko Kathumba aged 44 hails from Namakhutcha village in the area of Senior Chief Chikumbu while Maxwell Bauleni aged 54 hails from Nande village, Senior Chief Mabuka both from Mulanje district.

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