Liwonde herbalist charged with abduction with intent to murder over missing school girl

Victor Mtuwa, a Liwonde herbalist at the centre of controversy over the missing of a 21-year-old school Faith Kasiya girl last week, has been arrested and is facing charges of abduction.

Mtuwa’s house set on fire

Malawi Police said Mtuwa, 50 whose house at Mawira location in Liwonde was torched and property worth K80 million including the house destroyed was arrested on Friday on suspicion that he abducted a Form Four student. At Mawira Private Secondary School and was holding her in her house.

According to spokesman for Machinga police station Davie Sulumba, Mtuwa has been charged with an offence of “abduction with intent to murder” which is contrary to Section 261 as read with Section 402 on the Penal Code.

But Mtuwa denies any wrong doing and believes he is a victim of “hate” by community who are targeting him for being prosperous.

“I have worked hard as an African doctor to accumulate this wealth,” said Mtuwa.

The herbalist, who plies his Mikundu Herbalist business in South Africa but gets his “raw material” from Malawi, said he is a registered with the Registrar General since 1996.

He has warned that he would not let it go on the violence that led to his property to be destroyed.

Mtuwa comes from Mkumba Village, Traditional Authority Bwana Nyambi in Mangochi.

Police in Machinga arrested  32 people and  two have been charged with  arson, 27 with  inciting violence while three have been slapped with conduct likely to cause breach of peace.

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7 thoughts on “Liwonde herbalist charged with abduction with intent to murder over missing school girl”

  1. Bwamtasa says:

    The police should move him to Zomba otherwise corrupted policemen will give him unconditional police bale

  2. Nkhwakwaniwa says:

    He must die indeed, he is a killer, watha miyoyo ya anthu uyu ndipo fans imachita kuopa kuyenda ku mawira bcz of this killer

  3. bheki says:

    I like to says the. You are the. One

  4. ellias says:

    Can we see his picture?

  5. Mwantani says:

    Tthese are sensitive issues police must deal with it effectively

  6. Dum Magulajena. says:

    Mr. Mtuwa is not a doctor who heals but the doctor who abducts and kills as the story reads. Now he has to be charged with a harder punishment because they are ones who encourages the abducting and killings of our with albinism.

  7. Chibalo says:

    A Police well done but too late after this Vampire has sucked innocent blood for a long time.Its strange that the Police usually developed cold feet each time they are told about this evil man.Police should act swiftly to protect its people otherwise,violence,loss of lives and property destruction cannot be avoided.

    This man, and Police knew about it, has been linked to bad things for such a long time spunning over 20 years.HE MUST DIE

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