27 arrested for contravening Covid-19 rules, regulations in Dowa

27 arrested for contravening Covid-19 rules, regulations in Dowa

Atleast 27 people are expected to appear before court following their arrest in a sweeping exercise.

The sweeping exercise, led by Detective Assistant Superintendent Chance Sibale of Dowa Police Station took place
on Monday night of December 20 2021 around Dowa and Dzaleka Refugee Camp Trading Centres.

Among the 27 suspects, four have been arrested for the offence of selling outside permitted hours and 23 have been arrested for failing to put on face masks, all contravening Covid-19 rules and regulations.

The suspects will appear before court soon to answer charges of selling outside permitted hours and failing to put on face masks contravening Covid-19 rules and regulations.