CHIEF Pembamoyo of the Chewa speaking people of Vubwi district in Eastern provonce has cautioned his subjects against stopping their children from attending school in preference to witchcraft training and practice.
The chief says it is sad to learn that most parents and guardians in his chiefdom are encouraging their children into witchcraft rather than going to schoo..
As a result there has been an increase in the number of school drop outs especially the boys he said.
And speaking in an interview induna chikoka admitted that such cases were on an increase in his area.
He said that last week the traditional court headed by him had fined a man of D 94 scheme of Vubwi district with two goats after his 10 year old son confirmed that his father had stopped him from going to school in preference to witchcraft practice.
He further stated that following similar reports from other concerned children, he will