Police in Malawi’s eastern district of Balaka is keeping in watch two people for allegedly operating clinics free from licence.
Some of the medicine recovered
Station Criminal Investigations Officer as far as concerns Balaka Police, Assistant Superintendent Maxwell Divala, says the police accepted a tip that the two, Mustafa Limbe (43) and Jones Malata (57) were doing the walk of life illegally in the area of Group Village Headman Kwitanda.
“Upon penetrating their respective houses which were used at the same time that clinics, police found a lot of drugs and syringes; ~ numerous of which were government labeled,” he says.
The drugs that were recovered embrace, Cotrimoxazole, Paracetamol, Flagyl, albendazole, ciprofloxacin, co-trimoxazole, gentamycin, quinine, tetracycline and multiplied more including both used and untried syringes.
Both suspects are still in police confinement and are expected to appear judgment court soon where they will rejoin cases of operating clinics without licence and institute in possession of medical drugs independently of licence which is against the pharmacy, medicines and Poisons Act reckon 15 of 1988.
Mustafa Limbe comes from Kwitanda hamlet while Jones Malata comes from Chinseu village all from Traditional Authority Msamala in the similar district of Balaka
Meanwhile, the magistrate In-charge Balaka Police Station Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police Benfrey Kamanga has commended population of Balaka for the tips and has promised to deal with every tip with speed.
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