Police in Mwanza are keeping in their custody 18-year-old Kingsley Chavula after being found with Cannabis Sativa locally known as Chamba.
Police public relations officer for the district, Edwin Kaunda said Chavula was arrested during intensive patrols which Mwanza police conducted in Chikolosa village in the area of traditional authority (TA) Kanduku Maseko in the district during the night of Monday this week.
“He was found with 511 twist of cannabis sativa which is against the constitution of the Republic of Malawi,” said Kaunda.
He said the suspect is expected to appear in court soon to answer the charge of possessing cannabis sativa without permit.
Kingsley Chavula comes from Chikolosa village in the area of TA Inkosi Kandukun Maseko in Mwanza district.