No legal hemp yet; Woman arrested in Blantyre for possessing Chamba

Police in Blantyre have arrested a 28 year-old woman for being found with five bags of cannabis sativa, locally known as chamba.

The woman, identified as Ellen Kunyenga Million and hails from Likoswe village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Likoswe in Chiradzulu district, was arrested on Wednesday at her house in Machinjiri Area 10 in Blantyre.

The law enforcers were tipped that the woman was keeping the illegal drug in her house and they rushed to the house where they found the five bags and three plastic carriers containing twists of the illicit drug, according to Blantyre Police spokesperson Elizabeth Divala.

“The bags were found in her house and she currently at Blantyre Police Station as she contravened Regulation 4a as read Section 19 of the Dangerous Drugs Act,” said Divala.

Million’s arrest follows calls by Malawi Congress Party (MCP) parliamentarian for Ntchisi North Boniface Kadzamira to legalize the marijuana.

Kadzamira told Parliament that Chamba could be a viable alternative that can help drive in forex for Malawi.

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6 thoughts on “No legal hemp yet; Woman arrested in Blantyre for possessing Chamba”

  1. Jami byb says:

    Comment loadind

  2. kariba says:

    Legalise chamba and ivory pliz… dziko lisunthe ili… Mayiko enawa amaziwa kuti titha kufanana nawo kulemera that’s wy the cant allow Malawi to Legalise Nanzi and ivory…… bt pliz government think twice

  3. Well spoken says:

    No wonder we are in final days

  4. zakusimba says:

    Kadzamila ndi dolo. MA donor atutumuka atamva izi. Ndi pamenepo Ayamba kupelekel chithandizo. Ha ha ha

  5. Ras Mix says:

    where is it written in all the holybooks down on earth here that the hollyherb is forbidden by His creator of eternal life.let the woman free, and pursue other scaring things

  6. glen says:

    Please legalise this plant. Or atleast ask the so called research stations to find out if really the plant has other uses which are beneficial to Human life

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