4 children found under a bus after travelling from Lilongwe to Mulanje

Four children  boarded the bus  belonging to National Bus Companyin Lilongwe and hid themselves under the mudguard near the gear box and travelled  15 hours to Mulanje via Blantyre on Monday evening at around 9pm.

Children after they were found under a bus
Children after they were found under a bus

The children wanted to  disembark in  Blantyre  but when  the bus reached the commercial city they  did not realise that they have arrived hence they were proceeded to Muloza in Mulanje.

The four children were discovered when people were off-loading luggage from one of the luggage storage sections of the bus  as a leg of one of the boys was seen as seen hanging outside the mudguard.

Mulanje police spokesperson Gresham Ngwira said when they questioned the children, they said “they ventured into such a dangerous adventure because  they were in desperate need of transport to Blantyre.”

According to Police, mong the four, one is aged 11 and comes from Lilongwe, another 12 from Dowa while the remaining two are both about 13 years old and from Blantyre and Mangochi respectively.

The children whoescaped from Chisomo Children’s Home in Lilongwe have since been taken to Mpemba Boy’s Home for care and protection following an order by Mulanje Magistrate’s Court.

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3 years ago

Very Sad, yet people still continue stealing Government money and the poor are becoming poorer day by day. Investigate why such young kids escaped from Chisomo children’s Home. Interrogate management of this Chisomo Home. Take the kids to another safe home and not Mpemba Boys home as doing so will only make them future hardcore criminals.

Cheyo the real northerner
Cheyo the real northerner
3 years ago

Very bad. God should be glorified for their safe trip. It is a strong reminder to policy makers that all is not well with these desperate children

3 years ago

Mpemba boys/girls home Iripo ??
Sanagulitse ???
paja zonse mungogulitsa .

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