A 21-year-old Form Four school student of Mawira Private Secondary School in Liwonde Township in Machinga who went missing last Thursday has been found in Lilongwe alive.
Following her mysterious dissapperance, students Monday night smashed and burnt down a house of businessman Victor Mtuwa allegedly for kidnapping student Faith Kasiya.
The students suspected that Faith and other girls were kidnapped and were being kept by Mtuwa at a basement in his house.
But Faith’s uncle, Hilarious Kachiswe, said the girl has been found safe ar her mother’s place at Mitundu in Lilongwe.
“Faith appeared ar her mohter’s house on Tuesday,” Kachiswe said.
He, however, said the girl was looking “ weak and disturbed.”
According to the uncle. Faith could not explain where she was and how she found herself in Lilongwe.
Kachiswe said Faith was taken to Mlare Mission Hospital in Lilongwe.
Faith comes from Mpota Village, Traditional authority Zulu in Mchinji.
Meanwhile, Malawi Police have said a total of 32 people have been arrested for mayhem at Mtuwa’s house in the low density housing area of Mawira where they smashed and looted assorted household items on Monday night before setting the house on fire.
Propety worth K80 million, including the house, had been lost in the violence.
Machinga Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), constable Davie Sulumba said of the 32 who have been arrested, two have been charged with arson, 27 with inciting violence while three have been slapped with conduct likely to cause breach of peace.
Mtuwa is currently hiding at undisclosed place as he fears people are baying for his life. He comes from Mkumba Village, Traditional Authority Bwana Nyambi in Mangochi.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :