September 1, 2016 by Staff Reporter
By Chipiliro Gondwe
The Malawi police have moved in to arrest the controversial People’s Land Organisation(ILO) Leader Vincent Wandale, Nyika Daily News has learnt.
Wandale who declared Mulanje, Thyolo and Phalombe districts a country confirmed on Thursday that he has been summoned by the Officer in Charge of Thyolo Police.
”I have been called by Officer in charge of Thyolo police to see her in her office by 6am urgent,” confirmed Wandale.
Despite being summoned by the law enforcers wandale said that people from United States of Mulanje and Thyolo have started sharing the idle land.
”Things are now happening.
Over ten thousand people are already in the fields now. Sharing of idle land has started in conforzi,” said Vincent Wandale.
But the Minister Of Information Patricia Kaliati said that People’s Land Organisation has no mandate to distribute the land.
” That group has no mandate to distribute land. They are opening jail gates for themselves,” said Kaliati.
Concurring with Kaliati, a Veteran Journalist Dickson Kashoti said that some Lhomwes are ignorant and they think that Mulanje belongs to them only.
” Iam not so sure if this is the typical of behaviour of Lhomwes. When l see some few spring up and claim Mulanje belongs to them more than anyone else l laugh,” said Kashoti.
Meanwhile, Malawi government has deployed Malawi Defence Force soldiers and heavily armed police officers in Mulanje, Thyolo and Phalombe.