Malawi deports Nigerians and Pakistani for drug dealing

The Minister of Homeland Security Honourable Richard Chimwendo Banda has order the deportation of two Nigerian nationals for being found with dangerous drugs and a Pakistani for operating business illegally in Lilongwe.

The two Nigerians who have been deported for posing dangerous drugs in Lilongwe

The ministry’s spokesperson, Andrew Nyondo, identified the two Nigerians as Chinesi Omuka, aged 35, and Ejike Enebenchu, who is aged 27, while the Pakistani is Yasir Ilyas.

Omuka and Ebebenchu were arrested for being found with 11 grams of cocaine. On the other hand, Ilyas was operating a business using a Temporary Residence Permit (TRP), which is against the laws of Malawi.

“The Minister described the behaviour of the the two Nigerians as persona non grata, hence the decision to deport them,” he said.

He said the two will be handed over to the Nigerian Government upon arrival.

Some weeks ago, the minister ordered the Malawi Police Commissioners to crack down the drug syndicate in the country in a bid to creating a drug free nation.

Lilongwe is City believed to have a highly organised syndicate of drug dealers.

Nyondo said the Chimwendo Banda has further told Police Commissioners that President Dr. Lazarus Chakwera’s government will not entertain drug dealers in the country; hence, the order made to break the syndicate.

“The President has persistently said that every person living in the country should observe the Rule of Law if the country is to register progress,” Chimwendo Banda was quoted by Nyondo as saying.

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Vell
1 month ago

Actually, the Nigerian drug kingpins aliphee mu 47. Untouchable.

Pamela
Pamela
1 month ago

True if they are criminal

Gabro
Gabro
1 month ago

Malawi ndi oseketsa sure!

Dan
Dan
1 month ago

The best the minister should have done is to let the law take its own course. This way of deporting people before they are tried and served their jail term is very suspicious. Why did the minster intervene in such a straight forward case for the police to process it normally?
The nigerians are a menace everywhere they go worldwide. Its tme we need to flush them out once and for all by directing them to jail and not deporting them

Samantha Phiri
Samantha Phiri
1 month ago

Everyone cheering when they see poor Nigerians deported for drug trafficking. How about the rich Malawians who are the consumers of these drugs? Why nobody says anyone about them? Why can’t police arrest them? Because they are rich. Because they have political connections. The rule of law is applied only to those who are weak and who can be made scapegoats easily. Malawians also have a racism problem against anyone who is not a Malawian – against Asians, Indians, Pakistanis etc.

Sam Jenkins
Sam Jenkins
1 month ago

Deporting these 2 Nigerians will not solve the problem of ongoing demand from the rich Malawians who consume cocaine. They will find other ways to get the drug supplied to them here in Lilongwe (or Blantyre, or Mzuzu for that matter). The rich Malawians who are hooked on cocaine will find ways to have it delivered at their doorstep. The drug entry point into the continent is any country where there is a sea port – Kenya, South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Tanzania. The importers and the drug dealer gangs and networks have sophisticated methods to hide the drug, and to… Read more »

Esau
Esau
1 month ago

Ku limbe uku bwana minister and biggy u were involved mu issue ya ma permits. You are very corrupt. We want to see ACB working on it. We have facts and anthu aziwa basi.

Ramond battty
Ramond battty
1 month ago

Its right that any crime committed must face the arm of the law, but a single story narrative is biased reporting, The age and what happens to the Pakistan never told

Chief Buyer
Chief Buyer
1 month ago

First you were supposed to send them to jail.. After finishing the sentence then you were supposed to deport them..

Dataman
Dataman
1 month ago

Why didn’t they serve jail first to pay for breaking the law and the airfare?

Sam Jenkins
Sam Jenkins
1 month ago
Reply to  Dataman

Because if they go to jail, they will reveal the names of all the people involved in their network – the suppliers, the dealers, the Malawian clients who are very rich and have political connections. So its better to deport them. Other wise in jail, they will spill their secrets.

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