Harare - No fewer than 20 Malawians are rotting in jail in Zimbabwe.
They are among 28 illegal immigrants from some of African countries be held in the female prison in Harare, reports Malawi 24
The immigrants are be held in the prison because the Zimbabwean government has no money to repatriate them back to their countries.
The Malawians according to Newsze Zimbabwe were arrested in Zimbabwe on their way to South Africa.
Appalled by their condition, Terrence Mukupe a parliamentarian in Zimbabwe for Harare east has volunteered to assist the government in deporting all the 20 Malawians.
Mukupe said that it is very sad to hear someone running from his own country because of economic challenges and being locked up in jail in a foreign country.
“It is sad situation where you have people running from their country because of economic situations and are made prisoners here, I will see what I can do to help our government to deport Malawian,” Mukupe said.
- News 24