Malawi Police in Blantyre on Tuesday arrested 32 people during a sweeping exercise conducted in Ndirande Township, Wenela bus depot and within the Blantyre city center.
Police assistant Public Relations Officer, Andrew Mayawo told Nyasa Times that the sweeping exercise was staged in reaction to a series of crimes that have occurred recently within Blantyre.
The law-enforcers arrested James Mushonga Phiri aged 27 for the offence of theft; Vincent Kalembo 23, together with Blessings Floater aged 21 and Ellen Mbanga 43 years old for being found in possession of Cannabis Sativa (locally known as Chamba).
While the other 27 people were charged with offences of selling liquor without licence, touring, and rogue and vagabond.
“The police is urging all people within the Blantyre jurisdiction to avoid breaking the law for we will never stop making arrests,” warned Mayawo.