The case occurred in Tete Province and authorities suspect links to insurgent movements, investigating whether there are links with rebels in Cabo Delgado, he added. The first group with 14 members, all men adults, was intercepted on 7 September in a vehicle traveling through the interior of the Tsangano district. The second group with 44 members, which included 19 women and 17 children, aged between 4 months and 17 years, has been in police custody since Sunday They were detained in a camp in dense forest in the village of Chicachirue, on the border between the districts of Angónia and Tsangano, on the border with Malawi, explained Feliciano da Câmara, spokesman for the provincial police command in Tete. teachers who teach in schools in both districts. The remaining members have given up their jobs and property to carry out a “supposed religious ceremony”. The police are trying to “go to identify the religious sect and all the aspects that led them to find themselves in that place, as they took food and clothes with them, among others”, explained the spokesman, adding that the operation to neutralize the groups was based on a complaint. groups were taken to the premises in the Angónia district police command, where they remain, and will immediately be held responsible “for violating the presidential decree”, which prohibits religious meetings during covid-19. investigation into the motivations for the grouping in the forest. The police are investigating whether the group has “relationship with security issues that are existing in northern Mozambique, specifically in Cabo Delgado”, he concluded.
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