Man Arrested for Selling a Boy in Thyolo
A man Madalitso Wyson, 22, has been arrested in Thyolo for allegedly offering for sale an 11-year-old boy.
Thyolo Police Spokesperson Amos Tione, has told Zodiak that on February 18, 2022 the suspect went to Chingazi Primary School within Traditional Authority Khwethemule and took the victim out.
Tione says the suspect took the boy who is a cousin and a Standard 2 learner to one of the traditional doctors within Ntambanyama Trading Centre for sale.
However, Thyolo Police Publicist says, “the traditional doctor informed the community who reported the matter to police, before the suspect was arrested for a child trafficking offense which is contrary to Section 15 of Trafficking In Persons Act".
Wyson comes from Chawoneka village in Traditional Authority Khwethemule in the District.