State enlists Interpol to apprehend 'human traffickers'

Attendees at the Bail Pitso held in Francistown by Attorney General Chambers. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG.
Attendees at the Bail Pitso held in Francistown by Attorney General Chambers. PIC: KEOAGILE BONANG.

FRANCISTOWN: An international arrest warrant through Interpol for three Malawi men accused of trafficking five people from Malawi has been issued. This was revealed by the Assistant Director of the Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Priscilla Israel on the sidelines of a Bail Pitso held here this week.

During the Pitso, attended by different stakeholders from within and outside the legal fraternity, it became apparent that there was a public outcry about accused persons who are granted bail then go on to commit more crimes or escape for good without attending court sessions.

The three Malawian men, John Mayodi, Enock Nkatha and Gaston Kamanga were arrested at Botswana’s Kazungula border with Zambia on July 11, 2016 with five people suspected to have been trafficked from Malawi en route to South Africa.

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We are 56 years old and what do we have to show for it? Looking at where Botswana started and where it is today, there are a lot of developments, but whether the developments match the number of years we have enjoyed as a country is a topic for another day.The fact that cannot be denied is we have seen major developments, but we are still lacking in several pertinent areas.Our beautiful country imports almost everything. We import fuel, food,...

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