Minister of Information, Tourism and Culture Kondwani Nankhumwa’s official Toyota Prado TX vehicle which was stolen in Blantyre has been recovered in Mozambique.
National Police spokesperson Rhoda Manjolo confirmed the recovery of the vehicle.
She after the theft Police informed their Mozambican counterparts in neighbouring countries to help them in the search of the vehicle.
Manjolo said Mozambican Police communicated to their Malawian counterparts that they had spotted the vehicle mid February.
“Our Mozambican counterparts started tracing the vehicle until they found it abandoned at some location. Our Police officers together with officers from the Ministry of Information went to Mozambique to recover the vehicle and it is now in the country,” Manjolo said.
Police arrested drivers for Nankhumwa and his Principal Secretary in connection with the theft.
The drivers have been released on bail.
Last week Police also recovered a vehicle belonging to Football Association of Malawi Vice-President Pikao Ngalamila with the help of their Mozambican counterparts.
The four-ton-vehicle was stolen by people who hired it from Lilongwe Dedza.
The vehicle was also found in Villa Ulongwe, Mozambique abandoned.