Immigration Dept arrests Nigerian fraudulently trying to acquire Malawi passport

The Immigration Department has arrested a Nigerian man who was trying to process for a Malawian passport on the pretext he married a Malawian woman.

The Immigration Department
Chukwuma Kanayo Gbubhemobi is reported to have entered Malawi sometime during the novel pandemic Covid-19 times, officials at the Department said.
The Malawian woman, Precious Ngwata, from Matekenya Village, Traditional Authority Zuzuzuku in Mzimba has also been arrested.
According the Department, the Nigerian will answer the charge of fraudulent trying to obtain a Malawian passport.
His accomplice, Ngwata, will answer the charge of aiding and abetting a foreign national.
Both Gbubhemobi and Ngwata are being kept at Blantyre Police Station and will appear in court on Monday.
Malawian laws do not allow foreign nationals to obtain a citizenship on the basis of marrying a Malawian woman.

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Selina
Selina
8 months ago

Africa for Africans let those who want to move let them d o it without problems as long as they are not doihttps://www.nyasatimes.com/immigration-dept-arrests-nigerifraudulently-trying-to-acquire-malawi-passport/#comment-36626

Joni
Joni
8 months ago

Let us have a NATIONAL PASSPORT AND WORK PERMIT AUDIT EXERCISE where all Malawi Passport and Work permit holders should report physically and re validated…..this will make others start running away……..airports must make effort in scrutinizing all those leaving the country.

Cathbert Ndeule
Cathbert Ndeule
8 months ago

I must admit that rooting out corruption in Malawi is not as easy as we think and believe. Just yesterday I and my wife went to Mitundu market to buy chimanga around 7 am. When we got at the road block that is close to Mitundu trading centre, we slowed down because there was a mini bus which was overloaded with passengers and goods in front of us and had been stopped by a female police officer. We both saw the driver giving money to this lady police officer and quickly let the driver go. We looked at her sternly… Read more »

Zio ine
Zio ine
8 months ago

While on this but I have said more than once a permit syndicate at immigration and one officer by the name of Chidothe was arrested sometime back but he managed to bribe his way out and was restored back to work because Medi is part of the syndicate. These people would recruit madobadiba to get them clients who want permits and they will then issue a fake bank receipt and pocket the money. The file is sent to home affairs where there ready officers who authorise.

Mangochi Kabwafu
Mangochi Kabwafu
8 months ago

Mukusiya dziamwenye and many others.

Barristers United
Barristers United
8 months ago

Malawi’s immigration rules for Women marrying foreigners is unconstitutional, gender biased lacks equality and the Human Rights Commision, Women’s Lawyers should mandate for change. Why a Malawian man can marry a foreign women and pay only $250 permanent status but a woman needs to pay thousands and in fact Malawian women are forced to give up Malawian Citizenship and are expected to move to the new husbands country.

Kenamu
Kenamu
8 months ago

But a friend who is an illegal Burundian refugee yesterday just paid K3000 to police who arrested him at Bwalo la Njobvu for illegal entry . The immigration officers charge K400,000 to release you. Ndalamazi ndi zoti udzigulire njira basi. This Nigerian has been arrested because he failed to ” cooperate” That’s all

Chimwene wa Anabanda ku Joni
Chimwene wa Anabanda ku Joni
8 months ago

He just got unlucky. Many Nigerians have Malawi passports

Bamusi
8 months ago

Good move, Indians Somalians , Burundians and Chinese have obtai ex Malawian passport through fraudulent. Arrest them. Clear the rubble please.

nafundo zalo
nafundo zalo
8 months ago

Dausi anali gulu locita endorse ndi pakamwa. pano wabisala kuuna ngati mimbulu.ziii. eni dpp mumaziguguda pa ntima dzana paja mu falisi uyu

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