Police in Mulanje district have intercepted four bags of cannabis sativa (Chamba)weighing 50kgs each, and arrested two suspects in the process.
Police have arrested Joe Macheso, 39, of Mkanda village, T/A Kadewere, Chiradzulu district and 24-year-old Josephy Majawa of Mwamadi village, T/A Chikumbu in Mulanje.
Mulanje police Public Relations Officer, Gresham Ngwira said the two were arrested on Wednesday evening while on their way to Muloza boarder.
”They were in a Toyota Carina registration BQ561 on their way to Muloza. The cannabis sativa has since been sent to Vumbwe research station for examination,” said Ngwira.
Selling or growing Chamba is illegal in Malawi, however, government last year embarked on trial of producing industrial help as one way of boosting the country’s economy.