Two ambulances thought to have carried ‘blood suckers’ smashed in Phalombe
Barely fews days after the Malawi Police dismissed blood suckers claims in Mulanje district, communities in Phalombe district have smashed two ambulances on suspicion that they carried blood suckers.
The damaged ambulances belong to Phalombe and Mulanje District Health Offices (DHOs).
The incident, coming barely few days after three people believed to be have been blood suckers were burnt to death in Mulanje, happened Wednesday night, but the passengers escaped unhurt.
According to Nyasa Times sources, the ambulance belonging to Mulanje was coming from Lilongwe and proceeded to neighbouring Phalombe to drop one of the members of staff at Phalombe District Health Office.
While the ambulance for Phalombe DHO was smashed on its way to Migowi to pick up a patient there. This was the district’s second ambulance to be attacked by communities.
Meanwhile, the Police described as untrue reports about the presence of blood suckers in the two districts.
National Registration Bureau officers carrying out national identification registration exercise were nearly attacked by the communities in Phalombe. They thought to be blood suckers.
National Police Spokesperson James Kadadzera described the blood sucking reports as a hoax.
Kadadzera condemned people who are fabricating these malicious rumours which he said are affecting innocent individuals who are either wounded or have their houses demolished.
Komatu masiku ano anthu kuchita mantha sikulakwa ayi cos ku kuchitira zinthu zambiri zaupandu. Look zodulana zinali who could have thought that this could have happened. Nanga za abale achi albino zokololedwa zinali. The best way is to investigate & Malume, apolitical ndi anthu awo kukhala limodzi on the same page. Koma police ikungotsutsa ndiye anthu anganga nice wanji? Now look innocent lives have been lost due to Mobilise justice. Very bad.
Mbuli zaku Phalombe afisi enieni mulibe ndi umboni woti wina wapopedwa magazi mpaka kuswa ambulance yoti imakuthandizani agalu
Cry my beloved Lhomwe belt . These rumours have been around periodically since the early ’80s but not once have they been proven true. Kodi angulu kupepera kumeneku bwanji kodi?
Much as I don’t agree with mob justice, I however feel that the police would’ve come out in the open and explain why such rumour are making rounds there. Dismissing them as merely a hoax will not help matters. We do not want to lose more lives. Remember sipafuka Usi popanda moto!
Mphwanyani ma ambulance muzikwera afisi ndikumapita kwa asing’anga,Mzipatala mwathu musabwereso mungationongere ma blood bank anthu. mbuli za anthu
Thyolo, Mulanje, Chiradzulu……….
Awa ndi maboma amene kumachokera mbuzi not human beings………
Smashing the ambulance yomwe imakuthandizani zoona?
Magazi anu apambana chani agalu inu?
Ndakwiya nanu ndithu.
You should be out of your mind to call people from these Districts as mbuzi and agalu. Do you take yourself as smart and superhuman? Sucking of blood is history in repeat. In the early 70s, there were blood suckers in Blantrye in Chimwankhunda, Chilobwe etc whereby they entered the houses through the roof at night when people were suffocated in sleep. This spilled over to populated districts you have mentioned. People were sleeping outside and they warned each other through drumming that triggered everyone to drum after hearing the sound. Whether the Ambulance has been smashed out of misinformation… Read more »
IT CAN’T BE ALL THE PEOPLE MIND YOU