Police arrest Congolese for ‘selfish, careless behaviour’ breaking Malawi’s Covid curfew 

Two Congolese are in police custody in Dowa   for breaking Covid curfew rules after fthey were found selling beer beyond the newly gazetted 8pm.

Dzaleka Refugee Camp

Minister of Health Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda gazetted the new law on Monday as part of the fight against Covid-19.

The two Congolese were arrested at Dzaleka refugee camp.

Dowa police spokesperson, Gladson M’bumpha, says the two, Patience Bituta aged 23  and Samuel Deleleyu aged 27 were arrested in an operation meant to find out if bar owners were adhering to Covid-19 preventive measures.

Meanwhile, police in the district are conducting sensitisation campaigns on Covid-19 prevention in all trade centers.

In Mchinji, the Officer In-Charge for Mchinji Police Station George Mtetemera has died of Covid-19.

Reports indicate that Mtetemera collapsed at his house before he was taken to Mchinji District Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Community Policing Coordinator for Mchinji Police Rome Chauluka said a postmortem was conducted where it was revealed that he had Covid-19.

According to Chauluka, in recent times, Mtetemera has also been suffering from diabetes.

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Jack austin
Jack austin
6 months ago

Tsirinana shop (petroda owned petrol pump),I passed lastnyt around 23.00 hrs. was going to mwaiwathu from mpingwe. The shop was open. Are these mwenyes above the law?? Its a mwenye owned grocery shop maybe that’s why they are allowed to operate against curfew hours….. wake up wake up…… the law is for all not only for us malawians.

Moya
Moya
6 months ago

Why rush arrest foreigners when many pubs are violating the Covid rules # one Africa one people.

Mzozodo
Mzozodo
6 months ago
Reply to  Moya

You should be abreast with current affairs. If you want to comment on current matters, make sure you follow news, not in dribs and drabs

ERUTU
ERUTU
6 months ago
Reply to  Moya

Watch news Munna

Nyoni
Nyoni
6 months ago

Even the president himself doesn’t follow Covid guidelines, busy meeting people without masks, travelling from country to country carelessly. Osamapezelera ma foreigner, musiyeni congolese. That is unfair.

Mzozodo
Mzozodo
6 months ago
Reply to  Nyoni

Akulu kasomeni

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