DRIVER ARRESTED FOR OVERPACKING

Police in Mangochi District have arrested a 43-year-old Dickson Maulana for allegedly exceeding carrying capacity of his Sienta vehicle.

Mangochi Police Spokesperson Amina Tepani Daudi has confirmed the arrest of Maulana to FCM TV Online, saying on Monday September 19 2022 around 3am he was captured driving a blue Toyota Sienta registration MHG 3936 which overloaded cartons and madengu of dry fish including passengers on board.

Daudi added that the suspect was arrested yesterday following a clip which was circulating on social media.

Meanwhile, Daudi said the suspect among others has been charged with the offences of; Endangering safety of passengers contrary to section 237(i) of the Penal Code, Exceeding carrying capacity, Carrying unsecured goods and Operating without road service permit

Dickson Maulana, helds from Village Namalima of T/A Chikowi in Zomba District.

Reported By Misheck Msumba

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