ACB’s Njaunju murder linked to cashgate –Malawi Police

Malawi Police have finally admitted that the brutal murder of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) director of corporate services Issa Njauju is connected to cashgate investigations.

Issa Njauju

Issa Njauju

Police said investigations shows cashgate could be the reason to Njaunju’s savage murder.

Director of training at Police headquarters, Richard Luhanga told a news conference in Lilongwe on Wednesday that the investigators are pursuing a number of conspiracies.

“We cannot rule out that murder is connected to his work [at ACB),” said Luhanga, a senior police commissioner.

“What we are doing right now is to connect the dots,” he said.

Luhanga said police are following up “a sequence of events” that took place a day before Njauju was murdered.

Police also hinted at what Nyasa Times reported that the murder of Njauju could have been a case of mistaken identity.

“We are doing our interrogations with various people and also analysing information that we are currently getting from the public. At the moment, all options are welcome,” he said.

Njauju was brutally murdered and his body thrown aside presidential villas along presidential drive in the capital city’s Area 44 on July 2 2015.

His body was found with two gunshot wounds according to an autopsy report and his official car a Toyota Hilux D4D double cabin was burnt down to ashes at Mtsiriza near Area 49 in Lilongwe.

But police did not give much details into the progress of the investigations.

Government through Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Samuel Tembenu has since said it is considering a comprehensive review of security of ACB officers and public prosecutors.

Some sections of the society are speculating that ACB boss was killed by a “state-sponsored” mafia-style attack.

Postmortem results showed that Njauju was shot twice in the neck and chest before he was buried near Lilongwe River.

Njauju’s brutal murder has sent shockwaves among officers working in agencies investigating and prosecuting corruption in the country.

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Bololo
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Deputy IG Jose was linked to the murder of Chasowa, and so was Mukhito, APM, Mulli and others. WNothing was done about it. What guarantee is there that their hahand is not again in this brutal murder?

Mwemwe Nabanda
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This is not done by Lilongwe people. Lilongwe is just a base where these assailants and the deceased were based. DPP is in charge of this death mostly led by NIB boss Dausi. GOD ALMIGHTY FATHER reveal the killers. May Njauju’s soul rest in peace.

Rat
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DPP woye ndi kupha.

ndadabwa
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amupha njauju ndi a police on instructions from Peter Mutharika and his DPP party

Kwangwagwa
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Phanani alomwenu, tidzalamulire ife tikasala kunja kuno

kabotolokamo
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DPP should change color to red for blood , these are dangerous people !

Zangaphee
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Mulamula ndani ngati mukupha anthu chochi? Mulungu wanthu ululani onse opha anzawo.

Tanangachi Mtunduwithu.
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We all know what dpp govnt is capable of doing, killing is in their blood, the Munthalika clan will always be on flntline killing any one who wil or is exposing them to the public abov hw they are stilling in Govnmt cofers. But let me warn them that the cry of an innocent man will is heard by the most powerful man thats God. They wil all be dying like cocoloches.

Malawianah
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Whoever is behind this the day is coming.The day that he/she will beg for mercy but it will be too late.God is watching n will expose u.

Sekulu
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If only my Government our seriously means it, let them hire the ‘Scotland Yard’ Police to investigation who is behind it. I applaud the seriousness of the ACB but they are subject to manipulation, threats, blockages and above all deaths. Mr president show the Nation you are different from all those who came before you. All of you cashgaters, the Handwriting on the Wall is on Rev 3:14 and Matt 27:1-7 (King James Version). Whether you be surround with soldiers, Police or Vigilantes, you are not safe. The Infallible God is seeing all this and will exact vengeance at the… Read more »
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