Malawi army soldier arrested over Indian Hemp

Police in Nkhotakota have arrested a Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldier for allegedly being found with unlicensed Indian hemp, a second incident in two years as in December 2014 two MDF soldiers were apprehended and fined for the same offence.

Soldier kept his Indian Hemp in the mititary bags

Soldier kept his Indian Hemp in the mititary bags

The soldier identified as Andrew Matochi (34) of Kamuzu Barracks was arrested at Kaombe roadblock on Monday October 19, this year.

According to Nkhotakota police drug officer Nichorus Benedicto, at the time the soldier was travelling from Dwangwa heading to Lilongwe on Dihatsu Mira salon registration number IT 6496.

“When the officers manning Kaombe roadblock conducted a search on the motor vehicle, two MDF travelling bags were discovered containing the illicit drug.

“The police instantly arrested their fellow security officer and charged him with an offence of being found in possession of cannabis sativa without license which is contrary to section 4 (a) of Dangerous Drug Regulation and 19 (1) of the Dangerous Drug Act,” said Benedicto.

The suspect Andrew Matochi (34) hails from Tito village in the area of senior chief Kanyenda in Nkhotakota and is expected to appear before First Grade Magistrate Court soon.

In December 2014 two MDF soldiers were arrested at the same police checkpoint with a similar offence.

The convicts are Grey Chimbulumata 26 from and Mike Jusab 25 from Parachute battalion.

When the two reached Kaombe roadblock they asked the police to find them a lift to Salima.

While there, police got suspicious of their movements which prompted the search in their travelling bags.

Following the search, it was discovered that each MDF travelling bag contained the illicit drug and police instantly arrested the two.

Nkhotakota FGM court convicted and fine them to pay a fine of K40, 000 each or serve two years in default.

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Monjo Banton
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fuck the police how can they arrest their fellow motherfuckers yet they do the same sh!t

Nazo
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No37 usova zangokuvuta wakhaula wasowa kokatulira thudzi takoto.

Changaputwa
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Asogolele anthu adziko kusogolela njira kwa anthu osuta chamba mkumati mungalandile ulemu chocho ???? Mwatani kodi asilikali anthu. Simungationesele zisanzo zabwinoyi kt enafe mkusinthikaaa ???????

Kawonga
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Useless, osamusiya bwanj, chamba ndi deal simudziwa

Funny monunkha
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Since 2014 three soldier kugwida ndi chamba, 54 senior officers and soldiers kuthetsa maukwati ndi akazi awo, 10 families senior officers kunyenga akazi anzawo, one akupanga zimenezi akuti cream ya commander Mr Tactic Ig Maulana. The commander is pretending as if he doesnt know but he knows malamulo therefore akuopa kuchosa ntchito anyamata ake. Waona iwe Klausi zomwe unatipasa kuno ku amry. Nzako Maulana anapha 5 soldiers whom he forced to swim in lilongwe river during rainy season and they died because of his stupid tactics. so do you think he can command the whole army and maintain displine. Saulos… Read more »
Manyi a Mbudzi
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A army ku delera lamulo munya muona nobody is above the law mnzanu ODELERA waluzatu ntchito azikalima chamba chakecho

Dusty
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Kaombe roadblock get ready anytime as we will be going to Moyale from KB or MAFCo tidutsa lakeshore,muona zosaona mwaonjeza.Ulemu ukuchepa sopano ndiye tisovepo ziwiri sitatu ndi inu…anytime soon just get ready

tz
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kudya kumeneko

Mr Dowa
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Mumati akudyereni kuchipatala?

wobeba wanga
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NO WHY ARRESTING HIM? MESA CHAMBA AMASUTA ASILIKALI? No free him

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