Valentines gone wrong: Police arrests four people for money abuse


The Malawi Police have arrested four people on suspicion of decorating a valentines day gift with K2000 bank notes, Low Profile Malawi has learnt.

The suspects have been identified as Idah Bvalani, Chikondi Mmanga, Kettie Kaphiri and Nailah Ibrahim.

According to Reserve Bank 2018 act, damaging and unlawful use of money is an offense, as it is contrary to section 54, subsection 2c of the act.

Reserve Bank of Malawi Chief Investigation Officer Emmanuel Malasa, the suspects risk a fine of up to K5 million if found guilty.

Memes of gifts decorated with money went viral on social media during the valentines period. The gifts were shared as desirable presents during the love period.