Zomba Prison Inmates Protest Over Food


Information reaching this publication indicates that Inmates from Zomba Central Prison protested against poor diet.

Malawi Prison Service Spokesperson Chimwemwe Shaba confirmed of the strike in an interview with the press.

According to Shaba, the situation is under control now.

It is said that the prisoners at the facility especially those who are allowed to work outside are not permitted to bring food supplements from outside including vegetables.

The prisoners also claim that the inmates are being given pigeon peas and nsima on daily basis.

Unconfirmed reports indicate that the prisoners have since gone on hunger strike.

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Robert Ngwira
Robert Ngwira
Attended Our Future Private Secondary School in Rumphi from 2006-2009 Holder of Diploma in Journalism from Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) Hobbies, reading newspapers, going out with friends, listening to radio and watching football. Email: info@faceofmalawi.com

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