Another person with albinism abducted in Dedza

A 14-year-boy with albinism has been abducted in Dedza, the second abduction within a month of people with albinism prompting an association for albino people to tell the government to declare that Malawi is not  safe place for people with albinism.

MP for Machinga East Esther Jolobala poses with people living with albinism
Police spokesperson James Kadadzera confirmed that unknown thugs have abducted Goodson Makanjira from chief Chirikumwendo’s area in the district.
“A team of police officers have been discharged to the area, they are on the ground looking for the boy,” said Kadadzera.
According to some relations to the boy, six masked men broke into the house where Goodson, his parents and his sister person with albinism were sleeping.
“They were very violent, they even hacked one of the relations who wanted to rescue Goodson,” said the relation.
He said the thugs took away Goodson and vanished in the wee hours of Wednesday.
President of Association of People with Albinism in Malawi (Apam) Overston Kondowe said people with albinism are now hopeless and helpless.
“The government should just declare that Malawi is unsafe for people with albinism so that we can go elsewhere where we can be safe,” said Kondowe.
He said the security apparatus in the country have let people with albinism down.
Minister of Information Henry Mussa said the government has now involved Malawi Defence Force soldiers in the protection of people with albinism.

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Nambewe Sokosi
Nambewe Sokosi
2 years ago

God is not happy with this kind of act. Albinos are people created in the image of God just like everyone else, my heart bleeds when i hear of albino kidnappings and killings, UNFORTUNATELY I repeat UNFORTUNATELY we wont make progress in combating this coz the Top brass is involved in this malpractice, as such innocent blood will continue to be shed. Koma Mulungu akuona and adzaweruza

Aka
Aka
2 years ago

Many people have been apprehended including relatives and brothers of the deceased albinos, eg late Mc Donald’s Masambuka brother, including Fr Muwotcha.
Why is the police failing to pin these fellows to the ground to explain what is happening? This is why everybody now knows that that this is a wwell organized criminal link. It involves many ……………………………………………….. Woba nkhuku samachedwa kugwidwa. Why is everybody silent? Politicians know what is happening. This culture of silence must go.

Madala Madala
Madala Madala
2 years ago

May the good Lord have mercy on us.

Aka
Aka
2 years ago

This is not right! Why this impunity? It is a shame

John Mzunguwalira
John Mzunguwalira
2 years ago

This very disappointing why is this albinos being treated like animals. And their cases are not concluded in time when someone who composes a song has already being jailed. This Government knows something let’s vote them out.

Prophet Mboro
2 years ago

Neighbours are responsible one of them.The last closest companion

Nasibeko
Nasibeko
2 years ago

Just ask MP Kalindo he said he knows the network after spending time in Police cell

DPP chipani chakuba
DPP chipani chakuba
2 years ago

We have always said that the security system in Malawi under DPP is very disappointing. Police is only used to persecute political opponents, snatching peoples money on the roads and not really protecting peoples lives and property, a job they were employed for.

Phingo Walusa
Phingo Walusa
2 years ago

Ine kusowa choyankhula

Kibaki
Kibaki
2 years ago

Am short of words

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