Police in the Central Region have arrested 40 year old Willie Kampira at Chimbiya Trading Centre in Dedza for allegedly being found in possession of medical drugs and operating a clinic without a licence.
Speaking in an interview today, Central Region police spokesperson Kaitano Lubrino described Kampira as a habitual offender as he was also sentenced in 2015 and fined K40 000 ($58), as well as early this year when he paid K30, 000 ($44) on a similar offence.
Lubrino said the medical drugs, worth millions of kwacha include Artemether Lumefantrine-LA, Contrimoxole, Chloramphemine, Aminomphylline, Salbutamol, Phenobarbitone, Doxycycline,
hydrochlorathiadfe, Loflac, Rifapicin, Metronidazole, Paracetamol, Ferrow sulphate, Megnesium and Praziquartel.
According to Lubrino, police conducted a search at Kampira’s clinic in collaboration with Pharmacy, Medicines and Poisons Board following a tip-off from a well wisher.
Kampira hails from Kudemera village Traditional Authority (T/A) Kaphuka in Dedza.