Police in Lilongwe has detained a 28-year-old Nigerian national Ejike Ebenechi for being found in possession of dangerous drugs which is contrary to section 11 under regulation 19 of the Dangerous Drugs Act.
According to Lingadzi Police Public Relations Officer Salome Zgambo, Ebenechi was arrested on July 9 in area 49, Dubai in the City.
Zgambo said Police instituted an investigation after reports that the suspect was selling illicit drug in area 49.
“Lingadzi Police drug officers, through intelligence driven operation, had it that the said suspect was selling illicit drug in area 49. Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officers followed it up and through the information and well-coordinated operation arrested the said suspect after he was found with the said drug. The drug was seized and the suspect arrested,” said Zgambo.
Zgambo further said the suspect will appear in court and the seized will be taken to Medicine and Poison Board for examination.