Ace Ghanaian undercover investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas and his crew escaped death in Malawi during their latest investigation.
The latest piece which has been titled “Malawi’s Human Harvest” almost went wrong when some villagers took Anas and his Tiger Eye crew as ritual killers who have been killing their innocent children.
In a teaser of the video which has been released by the BBC on Twitter, Anas and his team can be heard screaming for help after they were attacked in the course of investigations.
The investigative piece by Anas and his team sought to unravel the issues surrounding the mysterious deaths of many in Malawi. It will be aired today on the BBC’s Africa Eye network and the Facebook page.
Watch the teaser of how the townsfolk nearly killed the reporters would be live on the BBC today for African viewers.
This is what happens when an investigation goes terrifyingly wrong.
In rural Malawi, @anasglobal and his BBC crew are investigating murders said to be linked to ritual magic. At a secret meeting, they are mistaken for the killers. #BBCAfricaEye pic.twitter.com/dWdSKTq8PD
— BBC News Africa (@BBCAfrica) August 13, 2018
Popularly known as ‘Muti’, human bodies are harvested and dismembered to supply powerful people in society. These human body parts are believed to possess some abilities to make people not just rich, but also very powerful in the Malawian and Tanzanian societies.