|Species||Poleepkwa (formely human)|
|Family||family van de Merwe|
|Behind the Scenes|
As part of a planned relocation of the aliens to District 10 , a camp about 200 kilometers northwest of Johannesburg, the MNU employee Wikus van de Merwe in contact with an extraterrestrial liquid. In a surprise ceremony due to his promotion to the Competent resettlement action he collapses and is rushed to a hospital. There turns out that the liquid changes its DNS. So mutates his left arm to an alien and his other human body parts and functions are the aliens always similar . At the hospital, Wikus soon afterwards overwhelmed by the MNE and conveyed into an underground laboratory , are made in the experiments on the aliens . The MNU finds that Wikus is able to activate the alien weapons, and pulls him against his will by force experiments. Just before he is to be vivisected by the company scientists, but Wikus manages to escape , whereupon it is because of its immense value to the most wanted man in the world. The MNU incited the population by fake propaganda information on television and purposeful misinformation his family and friends against Wikus . Now there is only one place for him to hide : District 9 There he meets again on the alien Christopher . The collected scrap yards mutagenic liquid , which can be found in the technical equipment of the aliens . Christopher and his son live in a hut , below which a flight module is hidden with the command module , the liquid serves as its fuel. Christopher promises Wikus to make the genetic changes reversed if this will help him get back the previously confiscated by Wikus liquid from the MNU . Wikus it , a criminal gang of Nigerians to steal alien weaponry succeed . With the help of this superior technique, he and Christopher successfully break into the MNU lab and steal the liquid. There, Christopher for the first time confronted with the fact that people make in underground laboratories, medical experiments on the aliens , what shocked him. On their return in the District 9 then it comes to the final battle with the security forces of the MNE and the Nigerians . Wikus and Christopher are arrested by the MNU security forces. Wikus is freed from the Nigerians and taken to their gang leader , who wants to eat Wikus arm to gain his powers . Christopher's son manages to activate on the mother ship an alien suit that is inside the headquarters . With the help of this alien battle suit Wikus tries to turn the MNU troops and the Nigerian band members alone to allow Christopher and his son to flee to the mother ship . The plan succeeds and the two come together with the mother ship to return to their home planet . Christopher promises Wikus to return in three years to cure him of his mutation.