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Nsanje Police recovers 36 FISP coupons and K230, 000

Written by  Martin Chiwanda

Nsanje, October 6, 2017: Nsanje Police have recovered 36 coupons meant to purchase government subsidized farming inputs and cash amounting to K230, 000.

Police Public Relations Officer Sergeant Agnes Zalakoma said they recovered the coupons and the cash after they were tipped by well-wishes that unidentified person was buying them in the area of Senior Chief Malemia.

Zalakoma said the police got a phone number of the person who was buying the coupons and called him pretending as potential sellers of the fertilizer. 

“We agreed to meet where he was lodging. Upon realizing that it was the police, he ran away through the back door of the lodge. We recovered the coupons and money in the room he was lodging,” said Sergeant Zalakoma.

She said the police are still looking for the suspect who is still at large.

Meanwhile, Senior Chief Malemia has warned his subjects against selling the coupons saying once caught, the law will take its course against them.

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