By Chris Jimu:
Director for CDEDI Slyvester Namiwa says his case seems to have hit a snag looking at the pace investigations are going on.
Namiwa a strong critic of the Tonse Administration,was abducted and hounded by an unknown assailants while preparing for mass demonstrations in Lilongwe last month.
He recently told the media that he informed the Police everything about his attackers but up to now there is nothing happening on the ground.
Said Namiwa.”I am a worried person because the case of my abduction has stalled. There is nothing happening on the ground despite the fact that I furnished the Police with all the information required to make my case move and the details about my abductors. What is giving me profound sadness is that some Malawians are just treating these issues as a Namiwa story but abduction is a serious issue.”
Namiwa said Malawi being a signatory of so many UN conventions on Human rights should have been the last country to look at his issues without interest.
However National Police spokesperson Harry Namwaza recently told a local radio that the Police are still investigating the matter and once concluded the nation will be told about what has transpired of the saga.
Malawi Congress Party member of Parliament for Lilongwe South George Zulu recently addressing a rally at Biwi in Lilongwe claimed that the abduction issue was staged.
“This issue is giving us a lot of questions than answers. Namiwa on the day he claims he was abducted was in different clothes and the day he was found he was also a different attire. How can one sum that up[? It is difficult. These people do not know what they want,” claimed Zulu.
But a source close to the matter claim that Namiwa was abducted by some young men who were promised cash in order to foil the demonstrations but up to now are yet to get the whole amount agreed.
“Namiwa was indeed abducted and assaulted but this issue is very sensitive and I will be surprised if it will see the light of the day,” said the source.