Malawi Police arrests two Nigerians over alleged illegal entry
Police in Mulanje, Malawi, arrested two Nigerian nationals for alleged illegal entry into the country.
Leah Kambalame, Mulanje Police Deputy spokesperson, confirmed the development in a statement on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, and identified the duo as Kingsley Mwachuku, 25, and Vincent Onyeneka, 27.
On the night of October 17, 2022, police arrested them after receiving information from residents that there were suspicious people staying in Mathambi village.
Upon receipt of the information, police rushed to the scene and arrested them. They both have no proper documents allowing them to stay in Malawi.
The duo has been charged with illegal entry which contravenes section 21 of the Penal code and will appear in court soon.
Kambalame said the police wishes to appreciate the community for the partnership in ensuring a safe and secure country.