Albino Abduction Case Enters Crucial Stage

The State on Thursday closed prosecution of the case of a boy with albinism who went missing in May last year, 2017 after parading its last witness who is a Detective Sub-Inspector Duncan Gama. The boy, Mayeso Isaac, 9, went missing in Mozambique where he went to visit his grandmother and three people Thomas Petro, Christopher Mbeta and Benson Chitokoto were arrested in connection with the missing of the boy. The court has since set November 7, 2018 as…

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UN Ask for Speed Prosecution of Albino Killers

UN Women has expressed concern over the continued delays in prosecuting people in involved to conspiracy to murder, abduction and possession of human bones in the country. The UN Women representative to Malawi, Clara Anyangwe who represented UN Coordinator to a expressed the concern during press briefing on Tuesday in a head of International day of Albinism which fall on June 13, but the country is to celebrate the day on June 23,2018 in Karonga. She observed that the…

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Mutharika deeply shocked with killers of albinos

State president Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has directed the country’s security agencies to be on high alert and arrest all people responsible for the attacks, abductions and killings of people with albinism. The president sounded the warning when he briefed the media in Lilongwe on Thursday, following a recent spate of killings of people with albinism. Prof. Mutharika said the police and the ministry of Internal Affairs are geared to provide security to all Malawians regardless of their status….

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Government Plans Probe into Rising Albino Attacks

The Malawi government has conceded it would have to immediately get to the bottom of the increased cases of attacks on albinos if the problem is to be halted. A senior government official says there will have to be an investigation into who is buying body parts of people with albinism which appears to be the motivating factor for the increasing attacks. Deputy Principle Secretary responsible for People with Disability Edith Nkawa says such a study and probe would…

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