Karonga Police are keeping in custody two men identified as Anold Mwaulambo, 28 years and Minala Mwamlima, 25 years for being found selling medical drugs in their shops without licenses which is contrary to section 35 (1) of Pharmacy, Medicine and Poison Act.
News Watch Reviews understands that Police conducted a two-days operation after suspecting illegal businesses taking place in some places within the district.
“It was very unfortunate to find Mwaulambo and Mwamlima selling medical drugs in their shops without any license which made police to arrest them without any delay as this is against the law”, said Karonga Police deputy Publist George Mulewa.
Mulewa said among the drugs recovered from Mwaulambo and Mwamlima are bottles full of Paracetamol, Indomethacin capsules, bottles of Trimoxazole tablets, Amoxilin and Diclofenac tablets.
Anold Mwaulambo who comes from Mwaulambo village under Traditional Authority Kilipula in Karonga district was arrested on October 4, 2017 while Minala Mwamlima was arrested on October 5, 2017 and he hails from Mwakasoko village in the area of Traditional Authority Mwakaboko in Karonga district.
The two will appear in court soon to answer charges levelled against them.