Walusungu Msondo was first approached by traffickers while he was fishing at Lake Malawi. "The foreigners were being directed by two local people who could show them where they could find young fishermen.
The police have warned about the existence of human trafficking in the country and urged the public to be aware of the crime.
According to Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Christophe Bizimungu, the Commissioner for Criminal Investigations (CID), human trafficking is a discreet crime which is lucrative for those involved.
I am proud to announce the State Department’s first-ever reward for information leading to the dismantling of a transnational criminal organization, as part of our new Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program.
The involvement of sophisticated transnational criminal organizations in wildlife trafficking perpetuates corruption, threatens the rule of law and border security in fragile regions, and destabilizes communities that depend on wildlife for biodiversity and eco-tourism.