HRCC lobby Malawi Parliament on drug suspect held in Hong Kong

The Human Righrs Consultative  Committee (HRCC) has lobbied the Parliament Committee on International Relations  to loggy government to help with the case of Estina Mukusera, 29, who is being held in a Hong Kong prison on suspicion of drug trafficking.

Estina Mkasela held in Hong Kong prison

Estina was arrested in Hong Kong on August 4 2018 on suspicion that he was smuggling drugs which were wrapped as chocolate.

She is expected ti appear in court on December 3  after the the case failed to take place  in October because  of language barrier as there was no interpreter.

HRCC chaierperson Robert Mkwezalamba and  and Mukusera’s family members , they asked for her to be repatriated  and tried in Malawi.

“We would like government to send a delegation during the December 3 hearing  to interpret her case,” said Mkwezalamba.

The family also claimed drug lords are threatening them not to involve the police and insisted that Estina is a victim of trafficking.

Parliament’s International Relations Committee chairman Alex Meja said the government should take this as a matter of urgency.

But Meja blamed the increasing number of Malawian women dealing in drug trafficking to the worsening economic situation in the country and lapses in security systems.

“Our borders are porous, our security systems in airports have lapses,” he said.

He said it was worrisome that some Malawian women are facing death sentences or prolonged jail terms in India, Ethiopia, Nigeria and Thailand.

The government said the Malawian women are usually enticed by some crooked drug dealers from west Africa who promise huge sums of money after the drug trafficking

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Adada maluwa
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Mesa achina mtambo amati ndi ma “right activist” kawauzeni akapange ma demo/vigil Ku Hong Kong ko. Zopusa ngati Ximenez kusapite ndalama za msonkho wanga “PLEASE”

Nee Konza
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Nee Konza

Your spelling and grammar is appalling. This article needs to be taken down and checked before reposting.

governor
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governor

No one is a saint under the sun. Let us just do the needful to rescue this poor soul from the impending death. Being a fellow Malawian, she is our blood and flesh. She is one of us. What Mkwezalamba through MHRCC is doing is a practised in all other countries, Why not Malawi? Sometimes one fails to undertsand why Most Malawians demonstrate pathological hatred against each other even in foreign countries. Government is there to protect Its citizens within and outside when they are caught up in compromised situations such as the one at hand. That is one of… Read more »

Old Timer
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Old Timer

Government don’t waste my tax on promoting drug trafficking. You want her to come back here, serve two month jail and continue poisoning our youth with her dangerous substance. God have mercy! Her parents knew the trade she was in why did they not stop her? That could not be her first time. The family was enjoying her proceeds and now they want to use our taxes to set her free. Kwezalamba wants allowances to travel to Hong Kong and do some shopping. Let him use his money or let the parents pay for him. Is there a budget line… Read more »

Teacher
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Why not spell checker! !

kavibangwa
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kavibangwa

slay queen mutayeni ameneyo angazayambe kudelera

Nafenso
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Nafenso

Mukusera doesn’t sound Malawian to me

.bvuoj lk
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.bvuoj lk

Mukasera..,, Thats pure Lhomwe… where are you from????

Mac c c soko
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Malawian taxes to redeem a drug dealer? Her family members must find another way since they would have been the direct benefactors. Walira Mvula walira matope

Stupid
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Stupid

Mukusera it doesn’t sound Malawian but Zimbabwe now the fact is amalawian. Malawi Government it doesn’t help its citizens. We have politicians in our embassies abroad not civil servants, I can give you example Malawi embassy in Uk, Malawi embassy Thailand and Ethiopia..apart from Malawi embassy Germany that takes care the region and territory of Luxembourg and middle east. Our embassies they don’t help us… They are too much into politics more especially Malawi embassy in London. Tell them to change or should we wait for another government to kick them out.? This lady the government has to put more… Read more »

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