Mulanje man arrested for illegal possession of mobile phones

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Police in Mulanje have arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly being found in possession of property without supporting documents.

The suspect has been identified as Frank Matenya from Ndongo Village in the area of Traditional Authority Nsabwe in Thyolo District.

According to Mulanje Police Spokesperson Gresham Ngwira, the police were manning a roadblock along the Mulanje-Muloza Road last Sunday and in the course of their duties, Matenya approached the place on a motorcycle carrying a bag.

When they searched in the bag, they found 106 mobile phones of different makes.

Matenya failed to produce supporting documents when he was asked to do so, thereby forcing the police to arrest him and seize the goods.

Investigations are underway to establish how Matenya obtained the said phones.


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