Muluzi has been forced to cut treatment short following the arrest of his son Atupele who is also a presidential candidate for the United Democratic Front in the coming 2014 general election.
,Atupele who was arrested on Tuesday was charged with inciting violence.
According to local media Muluzi has been given a 15 day holiday by his doctors to attend to the arrest of his son.
Speaking with local press the former President condemned the arrest and called for the immediate release of his son.
He further urged President Bingu wa Mutharika to desist from persecuting his family.
“They are detaining Atupele illegally. There is nothing wrong he committed. This is just an attack on my family,” said Muluzi.
Meanwhile, Atupele has been transferred from Lilongwe City Centre Clinic to Mwaiwathu hospital in the commercial capital Blantyre.
He has been diagnosed with Malaria and high blood pressure.
His Lawyers are still negotiating for police bail .