Court determination on the bail application by former president Peter Mutharika’s stepson, Tadikira Mafubza is expected this afternoon in Mzuzu.
On November 23 last year, police arrested Tadikira alongside David Luhanga, Thomas Gidson, Samuel Navaya and Duncan Kalulu for their alleged involvement in the death of 30 immigrants, suspected to be victims of human trafficking.
A mass grave of these immigrants was discovered at Mtangatanga Forest reserve in Mzimba district on October 18 2022.
Tadikila has been on remand at Maula Prison in Lilongwe since his arrest.
(Tadikira–in glasses–after Leader of Opposition Kondwani Nankhumwa visited him in prison).