There were ululations with some relations shading tears of joy when four grannies and five children aged between 9 and 13 who spent six months in hiding running away from angry mob were getting out of the vehicle at Duswa village in Traditional Authority Sunganinzeru in Mulanje district.
As the country continues registering an upsurge of violence against the elderly on witchcraft accusations, angry mob from Songwe village in Mulanje yesterday nearly killed two grannies accusing them of killing a Form Four boy through magic.
As attacks on women on witchcraft accusations continue, angry mob in Mulanje on Sunday nearly killed a 60 year old woman and her 20 year old son by burning on suspicion that they killed their relation through magic.
An oversight committee under the Community Policing Initiative has been established in Mulanje with a central role to initiate various developments at Mulanje Police Station.
A 20 year old Mozambican is in police custody in Mulanje for allegedly stealing a motorcycle at Mathambi trading centre in Mulanje worth K390, 000.
33 year old woman is lying in agony at Malamulo hospital in Thyolo after her friend bit and removed completely her lower lip over K500 debt.
Authorities in Mulanje have secured a safe home for five children and three grannies that ran away from a mob two weeks ago that nearly took their lives on accusations that they were practicing witchcraft.
Amid increasing witchcraft related attacks on children and grannies in Mulanje district, on Thursday police in the district had nine minors aged between 8 and 14 at its victim support unit who escaped from mob justice.
A 29 year old man is in police custody in Mulanje for allegedly stealing K500, 000 from his business partner by trick before raping his wife.
A pharmacist and a guard at Thyolo District Hospital are in police custody for allegedly stealing medical drugs valued at K500, 000 from the hospital.