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Susu extradited to Malawi from Zambia

Fugitive Lu Ke popularly known as ‘Susu’ a Chinese national who fled Malawi to Zambia last month has been successfully extradited to Malawi on Saturday, a reliable source confirms to MBC.

Ke fled Malawi after the publication of a BBC report on dehumanising videos that he produced by tricking Malawian children in Lilongwe and Mchinji districts.

Reports say through cooperation by both the government of the People’s Republic of China and the Republic of Zambia, the Malawi Government established that Susu fled to Zambia using unchartered routes.

The Zambian Government apprehended him for irregular entry and fined him accordingly. Following this development, the Malawi Government through the Ministries of Homeland Security, Justice and Foreign Affairs, reached out to the Zambian Government requesting the extradition of Susu.

After procedures for considering the extradition request were completed, the Government of Zambia handed over the Chinese national at the Mchinji border yesterday evening.

Susu is expected to appear in court where he will be charged with contravening various laws of Malawi.Authorities are yet to confirm the development but a source acting on condition of anonymity confirmed to our reporter that indeed he was handed over to Malawi authorities through the Mchinji border.

MBC Malawi

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