August 15, 2018

Malawi jails two men over murder of albino

Malawi jails two men over murder of albino

Two Malawian men have been sentenced to 25 years in jail for the murder of a 17-year-old albino boy, a report said on Thursday. According to the Nyasa Times, Vuto Biswick, together with his accomplice Emmanuel Robert, pleaded guilty to the charge and were sentenced accordingly.

Passing down sentencing, first grade Magistrate Enete Jiya Banda, described the offence as “an unwelcomed act” in society.   Banda sentenced the the men to six years in jail for the first count of conspiracy to commit a crime, adding another 12 years for the second charge of abduction, which she said would run concurrently. They both received 13-year sentences for the third charge of trafficking. Read more 

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