Court denies bail to suspects in Oman trafficking case

A court in Lilongwe has denied bail to eight suspects accused of trafficking women to Oman where they were abused and never get paid.

The Lilongwe chief magistrate court has denied bail to the  suspects accused of human trafficking in the infamous Oman slavery deal.

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The eight accused persons include three police officers, one medical officer, one immigration officer and three businesspersons.
They were arrested in relation to trafficking in persons deal which led to some Malawians taken to Oman where they were sexually and physically abused.
The accused persons; Tinenenji Nsaku, Goodson Makala, Aisha Ali, Chancy Namaheya, Douglas Banda, Killion Kathakamba, Happiness Nkhoma and Manase Robster Nyirenda have been denied bail on grounds that they may jump bail.
They have since been remanded to Maula Prison, awaiting continuation of the case on 9 November 2022.

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