Over 60 Malawians arrested in war torn Mozambique

Over 60 Malawians have been arrested in Mozambique for unknown reasons after the buses they were travelling in to South Africa were stopped by security authorities.

Kasaila: Matteri s sensitive and diplomatic.

Kasaila: Matteri s sensitive and diplomatic.

One of the arrested people, Martin Munkhowo from Mzimba, said the security stopped the buses and ordered everyone out of the buses.

“They took us to a police station in Nyambane district where we have been for a week now. Our passports and other personal belongings have been confisticated from us. They are beating us severely so much that one of us fainted yesterday,” said Munkhowo.

He said the authorities have not told them why they have been held there but he suspects it has to do with the insecurity following skirmishes between the rebels Renamo and ruling party Frelimo.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Francis Katsaira said he is yet to get details on the issue.

But he descrribed the matter as sensitive and diplomatic.

He said the government would handle the issue through normal official channels.

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9 thoughts on “Over 60 Malawians arrested in war torn Mozambique”

  1. Bush wa BK says:

    Revenging won’t solve the problem at all coz sitingakwirire dzenje ndi dothi lochokera pa dzenje lina rather through discussions and avoid going else where via Mozambique.

  2. Advisor says:

    Summon to State House, His Excellency the High Commissioner of Mozambique to Lilongwe so that’s he can explain his government’s unlawful detention and abuse of innocent Malawian Citizens.

  3. Kenkkk says:

    Don’t use routes where you know there are conflicts or even wars. Just go via Zambia, long route but much more safer.

    When these mozs fight each other, they tend to blame Malawi for either supporting or harbouring one of the factions.

    We should know by now to avoid using moz roads to go to jubek until peace returns to moz.

  4. Chibweya joe says:

    Boma Ili ndiye alionelera bwanji? Nyanja kulanditsa. Ma tanker akungootchedwa. Apa ndiizi akungotimanga mmene angafunire. Kenako chachikulu chidzachitika

  5. opportunist says:

    We just need to revenge on their behaviour. We should not be allowing them to be attending our schools/hospitals etc

    1. Dr Tambala says:

      I agree we should start revenging these Mozambicans think we’re stupid

  6. Bandawe says:

    Malawians we r so miserable that any one can easily toss as around like a yoyo. Tanzanians and Mozambicans r the same. We have been sandwiched the only friend indeed we have is Zambia.

  7. The Commentator formerly known as Obanda Joyce Nti says:

    Koma guys generally ma Mozambicans Ndi obowa. Kudutsa mdziko lao amavuta

  8. captain says:

    ulemu opusa nawo a malawi too much tulo, kwawo akutimenya chonchi but go to Dedza Hospital you will found them there for treatment

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