Malawi Police arrest 3 Nigerians over illicit drug trafficking

Malawi Police have arrested three Nigerians, two in the capital city Lilongwe and one in Blantyte ,  in connection with their alleged invovlement in illicit drug trade in the country.

Nigerians  Collins Okoligwe Amaech and Kingsley Olisa  arrested  for allegedly dealing in drugs.

Nigerian Nze arrested for illicit drugs

In Blantyre on Thursday, police  arrested Nze Chidiebere ,27 years old from village Inio,Tribe Igbo,Mbisi Town in Nigeria, C/O Area 36 Lilongwe Malawi on allegations that he was dealing in an illegal chamba trade.

The suspect  was found with four parcels weighing 4 Kilogrammes ( kgs ) of Cannabis Sativa after recieving a tip from well wishers.

Meanwhile,  Chidiebere has since admitted to have sent the rest while using fake Malawian names like Ernest Makhaza and Patricia Banda.

” Yes that’s the deeds of dealers , based in Lilongwe but committing a Crime in Blantyre all to disguise the evil deeds,” said Chitonde.

The suspect is in custody at Blantyre Police and will be expected to answer Charges of Illegal Exportation of Dangerous Drugs contrary to Sec.4 of Dangerous Drug Act as read with Sec.19 of Dangerous Drug Act.

Meanwhile, the police in Lilongwe have also arrested two Nigerians – Collins Okoligwe Amaech, 30, and Kingsley Olisa –  for allegedly dealing in drugs.

The two, who police say were on the run since ‘Operation Clean Area 47 of Drugs’  started in May this year, were arrested at Mississippi Lodge in Mtandire Township  in the capital.

National police deputy spokesman Thomeck Nyaude said the duo will appear  before the Lilongwe Magistrate Court to answer charges of being found in possession of dangerous drugs, an offfence that attarcts a minimum of five years imprisonment if found guilty.

“We arrested the two after a tip-off and we discovered that after the operation to flush out drug traffickers in Area 47 started, the two chose to leave their homes and started dwelling in lodges,” said Nyaude.

According to Nyaude, Police discovered  apomorphine drug which they say they will use as evidence in court.

There has been concerns of an apparent increase in the illicit drug business in the country and in May this year Malawian national  Riyadh Randera, 26, died in Brazil when he .ade the trip without his parents’ knowledge and swallowed cocaine-filled condoms to evade security but the condoms burst in him.

Nigerian national Alex Ojukwu, nicknamed Old Man, who confessed to having bought an air ticket for Riyadh for the trip, was arrested  by police on the matter.

Centre for Peace and Security (CPS) executive director Brigadier General Marcel Chirwa (retired) said the problem of illicit drugs is compounded with the Malawi Police Service failing in public security and the Immigration letting in shady foreigners with criminal backgrounds.

 

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Zabura
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Zabura

Last paragraph of the story is where we can dwell much.BORDERS especially Airports chileka and KIA. At KIA Immigration officers those who have started work less than 5 years almost everybody is driving a car but no any business they are doing .Whats the salaries of immigration officers ? Guys are selling our country by these illegal traffickings. Police those who are in Civilians are the ones get rich in these airports . NIB another government wing doing nothing at KIA but doing promoting these illegals. Problem Police ,Immigration and NIB at KIA have relations in their HEADQUARTERS or they… Read more »

995
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995

Wathu aphedwa ku CHINA awaso we do the same finish,call me to hang them even now

Bricks
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Bricks

Zowona zimenezi? Someone is under arrest Koma he is using and charging his phone at a police station…
Only under the dynamic leadership of Mtchonayu is it possible

ndadabwa
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komano a police a ku Lilongwe mumapita kuseri kukalandira ndalama. ndinu zitsiru kwabasi

Dan
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Dan

Worldwide Nigerians a have been known to be trouble shooters. They call themselves the most clever people in the world and yet they are the most grumpy of all. They are almost disliked all over because they do not want to behave like others

K Phiri
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K Phiri

In China, Malaysia Indonesia and other countries people convicted of such crimes are killed. We better start killing such criminals to rid our country of such vice.

Girl lady
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Girl lady

and our sister is there in china answering the same…….. shame you Nijer people ife takulilamo izi sitimaziziwa olo kuona kuti zimaoneka bwanji pano zili bweee to our poor children

Kaitano
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Kaitano

Very true, lets also start killing them.

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