Malawi’s State Vice President, Joyce Banda is stuck in Zambia, fearing a possible arrest byÂ the GovernmentÂ on tramped-up treason charges, according to Muvi TV.
According toÂ security officersÂ at Lusaka’s Pamodzi hotel, Banda was expected to leave for Malawi but made an unceremonious return toÂ the hotelÂ midday, Tuesday.
Banda arrived in the country on Sunday Opctober 23rd 2011 to attend the country’s 47th independenceÂ celebrationson Monday, October, 24 at theÂ invitationsÂ of new Zambia’s leader, Michael Sata.
Sources familiar with the development disclosed the Malawian Vice President is now intending to seek aslyum in Zambia.
However, Zambian Government officials were not available for a comment.