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Wednesday, 08 November 2017 15:35

17 arrested for idle and disorderly

Written by  Daniel Namwini

Lilongwe, November 8, 2017: Kanengo Police Station on Wednesday arrested 17 people in a clean-up operation that was conducted during the night.

According to Kanengo Police Public Relations Officer, Laban Makalani, Police arrested the 17 suspects after they were found loitering at different locations within Area 25 and surrounding areas. 

“The suspects who include one woman and 16 males were arrested during odd hours after they had failed to give a proper account of themselves,” said Makalani.

He further said police conducted the operation as one way of reducing crime in the area ahead of the forthcoming Christmas and New Year festive seasons.

The suspects are being charged with an offence of Idle and Disorderly under section 180 of the penal code. They are expected to appear before court soon.

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