Police in Dowa have arrested seven people during a sweeping exercise conducted between the night of Tuesday and Wednesday this week.
Dowa Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), Sub Inspector Gladson M’bumpha has conformed the development.
According to M’bumpha, the sweeping exercise led by Dowa Police Station Criminal Investigation Officer Assistant Superintendent Chance Sibale was conducted at Dowa Turn Off, Dzaleka Refugee Camp, Chezi and Mvera Trading Centres aimed at reducing crime in the district.
“The arrested suspects were on a police wanted list in Dowa District. The suspects which their ages ranges from 16 to 56 will answer charges ranging from operating a clinic without a licence, defilement, unlawful wounding, arson and burglary and theft,” said the PRO.
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