Three Nigerians, Malawian woman arrested over cocaine

Nolliettie Chimala

Police in Lilongwe have arrested three Nigerians and a Malawian for being found using cocaine and Indian hemp.

Officers from Lingadzi Police arrested the four on Saturday. The Nigerians are Collings Okoliwe aged 35, Exe Chigozye aged 32 and Kingsley Olisa, 25.

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Central region police Nolliettie Chimala confirmed

Police have identified the Malawian woman as Matina Msungama aged 28 of Lobi village T/A Kaphuka in Dedza but currently staying at Area 11.

According to the law enforcers, they acted on a tipoff that the four were in one house at Area 49 in the city using cocaine and Indian hemp. Following the arrest, police seized the drugs.

“These Nigerians are on court bail for similar offence which they committed in the month of August but it shows they did not learn something for the previous arrest,” police said in a report.

The four will appear in court soon where they will answer charges of found in possession of dangerous drugs without licence.