Police battle learners over land grabbing authorities

Malawi Police in Lilongwe have used teargas to disperse rioting learners at a primary school who want authorities give the land they grabbed back to the institution.

Hit by tear gas

The Shire Primary School learners in Area 49 said they would not give up until Malawi Housing Corporation gives back the land to the school.

There was commotion as the situation was slowly getting out of hand as the learners became violent but the police managed to control the situation before other people joined the fracas.

A similar incident happened on September 20 which led to the arrest of a school committee member Ernest Chiwere.

MHC had halted the construction of houses near the school and the contractor removed all construction equipment from the site on Thursday after a tip off of the impending protests.

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Keen Observer
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Keen Observer

Malawi is falling into an abyss when we say that Malawi is lacking leadership others they choose to look the other side & dont see the truth. These seeds that Mutharika is accepting to be planted will definitely be a big problem in near future. Whether he said that he is not Malawi or Malawian what he should know is that he is the first Citizen or the CEO of our country so he must be the first to take responsibility not to find a Scapegoat all the time. When things go sour he tends to push blame to Chilima… Read more »

Hmariwa
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Hmariwa

Certainly teargas was purchased in large quantities.

njpapi
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njpapi

MADANDO

Coaster
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Hahahah koma muthalika akuwona zomwe dziko la Malawi likupita poti ananena kale kuti iye siwakumalawi

mpasa
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dziko la ma demo

khwenthe
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khwenthe

teargas yo kodi ndiotchipitsitsa?