Police in Mzimba have arrested 10 Bangladesh nationals for allegedly entering the country illegally through Songwe border in Karonga.

According to Mzimba police deputy spokesperson John Nyirongo the 10 were intercepted at Raiply road block in a Scania vehicle, enroute to Lilongwe.

Two Malawians have also been nabbed for allegedly aiding the Bangladesh nationals while the driver of the vehicle Registration number KK 8692 is at  large.