Thyolo village headman Gumbi arrested for marijuana cultivation

Malawi Police in Thyolo have arrested village headman Gumbi for allegedly cultivating marijuana locally known as chamba  in the district.

Village headman Gumbi was arrested following a tip-off.-Photo credit Police

According to a police statement, the suspect was arrested following a tip-off.

He was cultivating the Chamba at his backyard and Police uprooted 278 plants.

“We have uprooted the Indian hemp which his was cultivating behind his house,” a statement from Thyolo police public relations office said.

Police  has been taken to the herb for tests and are reminding the general public that  that cultivating Indian hemp is a crime.

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nkonsimphile gumede

za ziiiiii mmalo momakalimbana ndi mbava zenizeni zina nde izi zikuwomba ma 145 million poyelayelazi!!!!!!!!!!


I see nothing wrong.. nanga Ganja imamupatsa money yokwanira than the so called Honorarium


Umphawi wavuta pa Malawi. The very chiefs who are supposed to uphold the law and be examplary are in such a pickle that they’re opting to break the law. But agisn, who can blame him. He just wants to feed his family. The government has failed its people and there is no food.

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