Police arrests Mozambican for abducting albino

Police in Malawi has arrested a Mozambican man Edward for allegedly abducting an albino girl in Chileka Blantyre.

President of Association of people with albinism APAM Overstone Kondowe says “the girl was found in Bvumbwe at the suspect’s sister’s house.”

Kondowe says the girl went missing on Friday last week and was found on Monday this week.

This has happened as police in Malawi are still searching for the body of boy with albinism aged 12 who went missing in Phalombe district on independence day.

Police arrested 8 people including the mother aged 43, step father 29, his mother’s uncle and a business man.

The step father disclosed that he gave the boy Frozy drink with poison to kill him.

He said had agreed to sell the body to the business man who denied saying was in Tanzania.

The stepfather said had buried the body in a field but when the police went to the place they did not find it.

Meanwhile, Federation of Disability Organisations FEDOMA has asked president professor Peter Mutharika to establish a commission of inquiry on the killings of people with albinism.

On Friday 27 July, 2018 at a cocktail with media managers UN country representative to Malawi Maria Jose Torres called for the protection of people with albinism in Malawi.

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