Police at Nkhunga in Nkhotakota have arrested a 36 year old man Wiskes Chikweya for possessing medical drugs and operating a drug store without permit. His arrest comes against a background of a case where unknown criminals between the month of June and July broke into Ngala Health Center where they went away with assorted medical drugs and supplies.
Speaking to Malawi Metro News, Ignitius Essau Nkhunga Police Publicist said upon raiding his shop on July 30, 2020 the police have managed to seize assorted medical drugs. Among others, the drugs found are Amoxicillin capsules, Fragyl tablets, Bactrim tablets and diclofenac.
According to Essau, the police are currently waiting for medical personnel to check if the recovered drugs are the ones that were stolen at Ngala Health Center in the district.
Wiskes Chikweya who comes from Mombo village T/A Nkhumba in Phalombe district will appear in court soon.