Malawi police impound vehicle containing subsidized fertilizer

Just few weeks after the government launched this years’ Fertilizer Subsidy Programme, Police at Phalula in Malawi’s eastern district of Balaka are keeping in custody a 28-year old man for allegedly being found in possession of government subsidized fertilizer which was unlawfully acquired.

Impounded vehicle with 59 bags of fertiliser
Impounded vehicle with 59 bags of fertiliser

Balaka police spokesperson, sub-inspector Joseph Sauka says the suspect Lacks Kapinga who comes from Tsangano village, Traditional Authority Mpando in Ntcheu district was arrested in Balaka district after being found with 59 bags of government subsidized fertilizer.

“The suspect was carrying the subsidized fertilizer in a 2 tonner lorry registration number NU 7164 en-route to Tsangano. Kapinga said the fertilizer was bought from beneficiaries of subsidized fertilizer at Mgomwa village in the area of Traditional Authority Chanthunya in the district,” says Sauka.

He says Police has meanwhile detained the vehicle and also seized the subsidized fertilizer which will be tendered as evidence in the court of laws.

Sauka says Kapinga is expected to appear before court soon where he will answer a case of being found in possession of subsidized fertilizer unlawfully acquired which is contrary to section 329 of the penal code.

Last year, Balaka Police also impounded bags of subsidized fertilizer which was allegedly being transported to Tsangano en-route to Mozambique a development that disappointed the general public as the fertilizer is meant to benefit less privileged Malawians.

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Jimmy
6 years ago

Stupid police mukusiya anthu amene akuba ndalama zaboma ma billion koma kugwira munthu ali ndi 3 bags ya fertilizer kusowa zochita chan

KING SOLOMONS WISDOM
KING SOLOMONS WISDOM
6 years ago

FERT SUBSIDI=POLITICAL,PLEASE STOP SUBSIDY NOW.THIS SHUD B LAST YEAR

za nosense ayi
za nosense ayi
6 years ago

Koma Phalula yomwe ndikuidziwa ine,aaaaaa nkulu uyu amaumira kupereka ndalama,pali ma offier’s achangu ozifuna ndiye kuti ndiomira ameneyo Kapena tinene kuti sanakumane ndi ajawa

vaanwyk
vaanwyk
6 years ago

feteleza mwagwilayo alindi chidindo choti ndiwa subsidy? Ngati alibe ingolekani poti mkapita kukhoti akadye yapamwamba ndi a khoti. Zilibe umboni kut ngwa subsidy. p

Roka kaunga
6 years ago

Kuba sikuzatha pa Nyasaland,wakula ndi umphawi

GANGAMFUNO
GANGAMFUNO
6 years ago

MTUMBUKANSO NDINDANI PAMALAWI PANO OSAPANGA BOMA LANU BWANJI ANTHU AKUBA INU MA OFFICE NGATI AKUGWA SIINU MA COMPANY ONSE AKUGWAWA SI ATUMBUKA NANGA MUTALOWA M’BOMA NG’OOOOOOO SIMUDZALOWAMO

Pastor nyalapa
Pastor nyalapa
6 years ago

A arthor mtambo tanenani zomveka sitikumvapo kanthu apa.

potofwiyo
potofwiyo
6 years ago

Thats why timati akhale universal subsidy mwaziona tsopano

Quota system
Quota system
6 years ago

Government is busy subsidizing business people on fertilizer. After a bumper harvest, the maize is exported to neighbouring countries in the name of trade liberalization. Malawian households left with food insecurity

wilfred malunga
wilfred malunga
6 years ago

wawa ife mavuto saztichoka zabwino mukupereka ku Mazambiki inu muzatengako chani

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