By Jecina Chikwelete
As issues of drug and substance abuse continue to affect lives of the youth in the country, Police in Area 43, Lilongwe, have arrested two Zimbabwean nationals for allegedly possessing 215 milliliters of narcotic drug also known as Cocaine.
It is reported that Police detectives received a tip-off that the suspects, Tinashe Mukarati, 36, a musician by profession, and Merisha Jackson, 43, in hospitality industry, were keeping narcotics in their house at Area 43.
According to Lilongwe police station public relations officer Hastings Chigaru, the detectives made a follow-up that successfully resulted into finding the narcotics after a thorough search into the house.
Chigaru added that the drugs were taken to Pharmacy, Medicines and Regulatory Authority for analysis where the results came out positive.