By judgement katika
The Department of Immigration and Citizenship Services in the Northern region in collaboration with Malawi Police Service Officers have arrested 30 Ethiopians, 10 Pakistans and 1 Bangladesh national for entering in the country illegally on 8 February,2022.
The suspects were arrested around Enukweni area in Mzimba district while hiding under a plastic cover at the back of a 2 tonner lorry,white in color bearing registration number BZ 8312 belonging to Mr Jasper W.F Moyo of Post Office Box 135, Champhira in Mzimba district which was coming from Karonga and heading to Mzuzu direction.
All the 30 Ethiopians nationals do not have passports while a Bangladesh national and 10 Pakistan nationals have passport but without an entry stamp for Malawi as well as a Visa to enter in the country.
The 2 tonner lorry which was used to ferry the suspected illegal immigrants has been impounded and the driver of the vehicle is currently on the hunt.
Meanwhile,all the suspects are currently under police custody awaiting to answer charges of illegal entry contrary to section 21 subsection 1 of the Malawi immigration act.