Man arrested for cultivaging Indian hemp

Malawi Police in Lilongwe Mhave arrested a 41 year old man, Patrick Biyeni for cultivating Indian hemp locally known as Chamba in his farm in Area 10 which made a body of land cruiser full after Police uprooted it.

Biyeni arrested ofr cultivating hemp

According to Central Region Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Nolliettie Chimala, Police received the information from members of the community that the suspect cultivates Indian hemp in his farm found along the stream of Kamanthongo which is between Areas 10 and 43 in the city.

She added that the suspect mixed the plant with maize, cassava, onions, beans, green pepper and assorted vegetables in order to trick the public.

“Upon following the report we received from the members of the community, Police rushed to the scene and managed uproot the plant and arrest the suspect,” the PRO said.

Chihana urged the public to continue providing them with such kind of information about people who may be seen possessing, cultivating and selling the substance because criminals always live in our communities.

The suspect is pending court proceedings to answer charges of illegal cultivation of Indian hemp which Contravenes Regulation 6A as read with 19 of Dangerous Drug Act.

Biyeni hails from Nenekeza Village, Traditional Authority (TA) Kwataine, in Ntcheu district.

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Hatton
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Hatton

Wavala kabudula wofira, nyamata wa UTM ameneyu. Adikire utsogoleri wa UTM wodzalimbikitsa khalidwe lotsuta chambs.

andy
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andy

You fools leave the man alone

Ndendeuli
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Ndendeuli

Leave the man alone you idiots! The growing of weed does not require weeding!!!!

nkonsimphile gumede
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zauchitsiru basi, instead of going after criminals you are busy harassing innocent people who are only trying to earn a living!!!!!

Cognitive Dissonance Theory
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Cognitive Dissonance Theory

What is wrong with this plant? its is God’s creation and it is good. Peter Tosh sang about it Legalize it. There are people out there who are committing serious crimes .

Mkaladi wa Chipwitikizi
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Mkaladi wa Chipwitikizi

Za chamba basi! !! Musiyeni. He was growing it to be used for medicinal purposes. Kkkkk!!!

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