Malawi police arrest Northern Region immigration chief

Malawi police from Area 30 headquarters in Lilongwe have arrested the northern region immigration chief over immigrants syndicate.

Under arrest

Police are confirming the arrests of the immigration chief Richard Chidwala and three of his juniors.

According to police,  Chidwala and his juniors helped three Ethiopians who were remanded at Kachere prison in Lilongwe escape.

The police said the immigration officers went to the prison to take the immigrants but they allegedly dropped them at a businessman’s house in Salima.

Chidwala was arrested at his home on Saturday whilst the juniors were arrested at Jenda Road block on their way from Salima.

Police say they are about to break a strong immigration syndicate.

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Chatsalira
4 years ago

In addition to this what about the Passportgate where several hundreds of passport went missing at Immigration Headquarters.
Parliament don’t let this slip through.

benjones
4 years ago

also check chileka airport when there are agents always waiting for passengers who enter without any documents to proceed to south africa. i saw last week immigration officer a lady helping 10 people from bangladesh come out without any valid visas.

Nyasulu
Nyasulu
4 years ago

Yes the syndicate is there we can see it at work in karonga.many people are into the business of transporting the immigrants.the police and immigration are all involved in this deal.its an open secret.

katakwe pa ndale
katakwe pa ndale
4 years ago

The proceeds realised from this dirty dealings are used to sponsor trophies in constituencies in order to garner support for DPaspiring MPs.

Ndendeuli
Ndendeuli
4 years ago

Atumbuka mukuchita zoipa kwabasi ku Mzuzu! Mpaka kuzembetsa ma illegal aliens.

Thaskani
Thaskani
4 years ago
Reply to  Ndendeuli

There has never been a Chidwala who is a tumbuka! Kusowa zonena eti! Mukungolubwalubwa!

Cashgate1
Cashgate1
4 years ago
Reply to  Ndendeuli

This is Thondwe, Zomba guy. You just hate said tribe. Be objective in your thinking.

Vincent Mkandawire
Vincent Mkandawire
4 years ago
Reply to  Ndendeuli

This is not about regionalism ..if you can find out he is from south the chief immigration officer.so stop this tribalism things

jones
jones
4 years ago

Paja ndi Mtumbuka?

Sugzo
Sugzo
4 years ago

This has nothing to do with DPP.Mr Chidwala has always been corrupt since his days in NIB.

Laz
Laz
4 years ago

This is treason!

MAGUFULI
MAGUFULI
4 years ago

SHIT HOLE DPP
ROTTEN FROM HEAD TO
TOES !!

Isaac Kazanga
Isaac Kazanga
4 years ago
Reply to  MAGUFULI

Thats why malawians are dying from drug addictions- we have people at immigration who don’t love their country. Many Nigerians selling drugs in Lilongwe

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