13 abducted children repatriated to Malawi from Mozambique
The 13 children who were abducted recently by a business man were on Thursday turned back from Mozambique where they were found.
Minister of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare, Patricia Kaliati, disclosed the return of the children in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Friday.
She said the ministry got a tip from well-wishers about the missing of these children and that they were in Mozambique at a certain orphanage waiting for identification to ensure they are indeed children from Malawi.
She said the ministry official and police officers went to find out where exactly the children were being kept and how safe they were.
“The first time when the police officer and the Mwanza District Commissioner went to Mozambique could not be allowed to see the children, so the ministry made the arrangement to meet with the Malawi’s High Commissioner and have some documentations to release the children,” said Kaliati.
She said the handover ceremony took place on Thursday at Mwanza Border, the children are now in the country but they seem to be traumatized and there is need to counsel them.
“Right now they are in Zomba and we will link up with Youth Net and Counseling (YONECO) who will counsel these children before they go back to their homes and continue with school.
Some of these children are very small, others 6 years old. We hear reports from those who went to the handover ceremony of the children that the suspect was found with AK47 riffle in his car without license, even the car had no license at all,” said Kaliati.
She said her ministry in collaboration with the Malawi Police Service will conduct a research to trace and know what really happened to these children and make sure that the suspect is given a stiff punishment.
Kodi apeza anawo si a mozambique?nanga tikutamandilanji gule wolephela kuvina? Anawatu kuno anatuluka basi ndipo siakanadzapezekanso.tithokoze apolice a moshiko osati aminister omwe amagona kunyumba kwawo pobedwa anawo.the praise on her is so misplaced atleast on this story.
Guys, let’s learn to appreciate the work that other people are doing. Much as I am not very happy with Kaliati’s use of cosmetics, I still do not think this is the right podium to discuss her black hands, yellow waist, brown face, red neck and green legs. Let’s discuss issues and not personalities. The issue here is that these guys have done a good job FULL STOP
mayi mukuitha ntchito yanu ndipo mukukwanira I wish mupitilize ntchito yanu ndipo udindo umenewo asadzapatse ena
Patricia, ambishubaba ukudzolayo, udzipakanso manjawo. Nanga taona kuda manja ngati makala, nkhope ngati kapukwa.
Good developments Malawi. Tighten the borders. Leakages will lead to our catástrofe. Let’s focus on floods. Not things that be prevented
Malwi Police full of corruption, anawa anadusa bwanji m’Malawi muno, Shame on you Malawi Police
Malawi Plice kuba mowopseza ndi mfuti ndiye number 1
Kaliati that is too much phoding.
Dont teach bokoharamic ways my children,I will nakedly deal with your fellow muslim jihadists
Kodi maiwa sanasiyebe zauchidolezi bwinotu anzanu akudwala bazooka cancer. Ndatukwana.?