Karonga woman nabbed for illegal possession of medical drugs

Police in Malawi’s northern border district of Karonga have arrested a 65 year old woman for possessing medical drugs without license.

Karonga police Public Relations Officers Enock Rivason says the suspect Christina Mbaraswa of Mwafilaso village in the area of paramount chief Kyungu was arrested Saturday morning on her way to northern city of Mzuzu.

Medicine at police station

Medicine at police station

“On Saturday police conducted a snap road block at Luwali. in the process of searching a certain minibus we found a bag containing different types of drugs but the woman did not have any license that allow her to have the medicine,” said Rivason.

According to Rivasion, the suspect had 16 cartons of Hemocue 301which contain four bottles each, six cartons of Quinine containing 10 ampouls each, 14 Precise surgical suture cartons containing 12 units each, Microbar three bottles and Super ulstar two bottles.

Rivasion added that the suspect was also arrested in 2004 for the same offense.

“It seems that it is a routine for this woman because she was arrested in 2004 for the same offense and also the drugs are for Malawian government,” said Rivason

According to Rivasion the estimated amount of medicine is about K20 million.

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14 thoughts on “Karonga woman nabbed for illegal possession of medical drugs”

  1. Kanyimbi says:

    Mukuba mankhwala? Kenaka muziti boma silikukuthandizani? Kuba kumenenku bwanji? Chonde chepetsani umbava anthu a ku Karonga. Ndiye wina ulembe komenti yopusa. Ukangolemba machende ako.

  2. Redeemed says:

    The irony to these kinds of stories is the age stricken perpetrators. I thought the older one gets, the shorter the life span, meaning the hour to kick the bucket draws nigh, I therefore reckon this period perfect to get intimate with God, but as it is written, some people are ordained to go to hell.

  3. Kwame says:

    Iwe mbava no 1 ndiwe chitsilu kudana ndi atumbuka bwanji kodi akuba ndi atumbuka okha? 92 billion anaba ndi mtumbuka? Panga zako ukhalila zomwezo tribalism nepotism nd jelous basi. Alomwe ali tho ma tenant kulima fodya ku mpoto ukakwela nawo limodzi bus, bus yonse kunukha mikodzo. Bwanji osakhala ma tenant kwanu ku mwela bwa Iiiya shupit zako walemba za manyizo.

  4. Ambuje ku lilongwe says:

    Eee koma amai kuba mwanyanya plse can u slow down. Ife timadalira inu koma mukuticititsa manyazi amai kuba too much.
    Kapena tiziti waonera JB?
    Zomwe walemba nambala 4 ndizowona cilungamo cimawawa.

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