Malawi police arrest suspected Zambian poachers

Malawi Police in Lilongwe have arrested three Zambians suspected to have killed a lion, a leopard and elephants.

Brighton Kunchedwa

Brighton Kunchedwa

Police spokesperson for the central region  confirmed the arrest of the three Zambian.

“They were found with the skins of a lion and a leopard and three fresh ivory,” he said.

This comes at a time when the government and Africa Parks have joined hands to restock some game reserves with the animals.

Africa Parks is transferring elephants, lions, leopards and others from from Liwonde National Park to Nkhotakota Game Reserve.

Director of Parks and Wildlife Brighton Kunchedwa said all animals were poached at Nkhotakota Game Reserve.

Namalenga said all the suspects will be brought to court after investigations on the matter are through.

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4 thoughts on “Malawi police arrest suspected Zambian poachers”

  1. Paston says:

    I think this post is confusing! Were these animals poached in Nkhotakota or what does the writer want to say here? These poachers were arrested by Parks officials at Zambia/Malawi border and were coming from Zambia to sell their products in Malawi. Does that mean these animals were poached in Nkhotakota? Can the author clarify this issue!

  2. alukosyo says:

    No mercy pliz. The laws must be revised for heavy punishment

  3. Winston Msowoya says:

    Malawians,leave our Zambian brothers alone.The real culprits are Chinese,Pakistanese and Indians who hire our local criminals to do the job for them using senior government officials for that matter,Zambians are just unfavourably blamed for the failures of the government’s approach to the more vehement SCANDLE.The Botswana government has most recently placed its Armed Forces on SHOOT TO KILL positions in its National Parks.However,the rate of poaching in Botswana is fundamentally low due to the Government’s relentless efforts to completely stop this destructive and unholy business.As I said before,this evil business in Malawi is abundantly directed by government Ministers and their running dogs.SHAME!!!

  4. Chalo says:

    Just kill them after all they came here to kill. Let them appear before Justice Mtambo.

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