Salvation Army preacher assaulted in Malawi, in an induced coma

A Salvation Army preacher from Australia who travelled to Malawi on a solo preaching tour is in an induced coma after being violently attacked in southern African nation.

Major Geoff Freind and his wife Lyn.

Major Geoff Freind and his wife Lyn.

Major Geoff Freind, 60, was attacked over the weekend as he walked between his hotel and a shopping centre.

He was left with critical injuries and was transferred to a South African hospital for specialised care.

Salvation Army divisional commander Major Neil Venables said the circumstances surrounding the assault were still sketchy.

“The Salvation Army is deeply saddened and greatly concerned for the wellbeing of Major Geoff Freind,” Venables said.

“Geoff is a well known personality. Energetic, passionate and very warm in nature and drawn to people in his network of ministry right across Perth.”

Major Venables asked for prayers for Major Freind.

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Mwina poti ndi foreigner mwina zimveka kuti security ku Malawi kulibe


Which hotel was this at? Have the police been able to find who did this? Is there an investigation in progress? Can we be sure that the police will do all they can to get to the bottom of this so that we know it wont be happening again? What is the outcome of this terrible incident?

Njira ya mtanda

a DPP ndi omwe adachita zachipongwezi motsogozedwa ndi Dausi


Nayenso masikini samadziwa? Kuyenda yekha usiku bwanji?


Tatiuzano, where exactly has the incident happened? Malawi abale kumangotchuka ndi umbanda, kuba cashgate etc.

triple C

NYASA!!!! this story is not complete—-walked between his hotel and a shopping centre.

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