Police arrest two Nigerians over illegal drugs

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-The Malawi police at Lingadzi Police Station is keeping in custody two Nigerian nationals Okwuchuku for allegedly possessing dangerous drugs suspected to be cocaine.

The suspects are Ajagu Jude Okwuchuku, aged 40, and Ekoh Chinomso Charles, aged 31.

Salomy Zgambo Lingadzi police station publicist told The Maravi Post that the two were arrested on Friday in Area 49 Gulliver where they were staying illegally.

Zgambo said the police got information from well wishers the suspects were selling illicit drugs.

“After getting the information, the criminal investigations department (CID) team acted swiftly and arrested the culprits who were found with eight (8) cracks of drugs suspected to be cocaine concealed in back plastic bags (jumbo).

“So far, police is expected to take the suspected drugs to Chitedze Research Station for examination,” says Zgambo.

The Police are therefore advising people to refrain from drug and substance abuse and report to police any suspicious person selling or keeping drugs.

Okwuchuku, 40, comes from Anambra State while Charles, 31, is from Enugu State Nigeria.

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