Angry mob beat suspect to death in Balaka

Reports of mob justice are refusing to die in the country with a recent incident about unknown man beaten to death in Balaka district after he was found in a house with an intention to steal.

The incident happened at Nailuwa village in the area of Senior Chief Nsamala in the district.

Detective Sub Inspector Felix Kamkwamba, says the deceased who is about 40 years old, broke into the house of Mr Frank Khuluso who is at teacher at Harare L.E.A. School.

“He was initially caught but unfortunately he escaped after overpowering the owner of the house. He was later caught by the angry mob after Mr Khuluso cried for help.”

Kamkwamba said the suspect was beaten to death by an angry mob who later abandoned him across the railway line and the train cruised over him cutting his body into two portions.

Postmortem conducted at Balaka District Hospital has revealed that death was caused due to severe bleeding from the multiple fractures.

Investigations leading to the arrest of the perpetrators of the mob justice are under way.

Meanwhile, Police in the district is appealing to the general public not to resort to mob justice when they have arrested the suspect as mob justice defeats the principles of justice.

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Maiza nkasi

Anyanya akuba nawo

Davis davids jeeer

Wheeeew very bad ,but who is responsible? Let us go back to our normal senses. It wasn’t so in the bigining, no one has the right to take away the life of someone, why……what for?
Caution; stop getting other people’s properties without permission. Why risking your own life?


Izi kuti zithe nkofunika kuti apolice adzikhulupirika pogwira ntchito zawo. Mchitidwe osiya zigawenga osadzigwira olo kutulutsa pabelo anthu ngati awa osamawatengera kukhoti mapeto ake ndamenewa. Mukuputa anthu kuti adzilanga okha owalakwira, ndiye mupweteketsa anthu ambiri osalakwa. Komanso makhoti akuyenera kupereka zilango zokhwima. Sizoti munthu two weeks watuluka kale; zimenezi anthu akukwiya nazo. Ntchito yomanga ndende ili m’manja aboma; sintchito yamakhoti kupereka zilango zapanja chifukwa kundende kulibe malo. Muphetsa anthu osalakwa.


Pakuti nawo a POLICE akungokonda zomwe a APM alamula ndi bwana Dausi .This is the result of such things people are tired.Malawians let us find another way of reacting to situations.

Ze Roberto
Mr kkkkkkkk. You can see that your arguments are incoherent that is going by your initial and subsequent comments to the article. I think Mr Analyst has made you think. Your initial comment/ argument hinged on doing postmortem to improve quality of care. What sort of quality of care, with the case in question, if I may ask? Atleast your second argument contains some iota of sense. In other words the police just needed a medical report as a matter of death confirmation. And anybody conversant with death confirmation would agree that it’s not always that a postmortem is done… Read more »
Things seems not well with the POLICE. It seems our nation is slowly degenerating into failed state. It seems the POLICE has lost the trust of people. I don’t know whether this is due to conconstitutional or political problem. The people Malawi are watching without action against this practice. The problem is that there is always a high probability that innocent people can fall victims of mob justice on mistaken identities or wrong perceptions. Is there any proof that the man killed by the mob is one being suspected? If the public choose mob justice instead of normal system, there… Read more »
ndaduka pakati

mmmmm mchiyani kodi amalawi”???

tonde wakufa

kodi wanthu mdakhalika bwanji?opolisi oluti mukanjata okuba msamaphee!!kodi mmesa omati opha mzake naye aphedweso?ndiye nuna mkajatidwa mdzaphedwatu

Ze Roberto

Thank you Analyst for informing those who know little about the field they claim to have expertise on. The issue of postmortem here doesn’t hold is just a waste of time.

The Analyst

You are welcome, Ze Roberto.


I agree with mob justice to replace these DPP controlled police people… It’s called POWER TO PEOPLE for a reason! If the police can’t protect us, who will? Ourselves of course, duh!

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