Bingu Stadium vandalism suspect shot, nabbed: BB billboards looter arrested

A  30-year-old-man of Thomson Chaoneka was shot by police in Lilongwe on Monday night for allegedly attempting to steal pipes at Bingu National Stadium which  has not yet been officially opened even though contractors finished the project last November.

Suspect of Bullets billboard looting sit on it and then carrying the material. –Photo credit  Nyasa Bullets fans

Suspect of Bullets billboard looting sit on it and then carrying the material. –Photo credit Nyasa Bullets fans

Malawi Police Service (MPS) deputy publicist Thomeck Nyaude confirmed the  shooting, saying it was not fatal and that they arrested Chaoneka of Mpaso Village in Senior Chief Chimaliro’s area in Thyolo District.

Nyaude said police shot the suspect during patrol at the facility.

“The suspect was in the company of his friends. They drilled a hole into the brick fence of the stadium and stole pipes which are used as enforcement,” said Nyaude.

“After they  saw police patrolling the site  saw them, the suspects started running away in different directions.The police shot one of them  [Chaoneka] on the right leg,” added Nyaude.

He said Chaoneka could not run anymore after being shot and he was arrested.

Police took the suspect to Kamuzu Central Hospital [KCH] where he is receiving treatment.

“He will be taken to court once he is discharged to answer a case of theft,” said Nyaunde

Nyaude said police have intensified the search for other suspects who are at large.

Meanwhile, in another development, press reports say  Nyasa Big Bullets on Monday afternoon nabbed suspects alleged to have vandalised the club’s billboard in Limbe, Blantyre earlier this month after putting a bounty of K500,000 for information leading to the arrest of the vandals.

According to the club’s supporters’ committee chairperson, Stone Mwamadi, they nabbed a suspect Geoffrey Kaindo, a Soche resident after a tip off.

“The suspect’s wife confessed that the products were sold in Mulanje, therefore, we travelled there to follow up on the issue, but there we were told by the suspect’s brothers that the suspect had returned to Blantyre. We went to Soche where we found our products hidden in another woman’s house,” Mwamadi said.

Police arrested the suspect’s wife and another woman after the main suspect fled.

Bullets sponsors, Nyasa Manufacturing Company, set aside K100,000 to erect the club’s billboards in Blantyre as part of their marketing drive in their K100 million annual sponsorship to the Super League champions.

 

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22 thoughts on “Bingu Stadium vandalism suspect shot, nabbed: BB billboards looter arrested”

  1. Kanyimbi says:

    Iwe number 21, machende ako ndithu.

  2. Ulukuluku says:

    EVEN IF ONE GOES TO COLLEGE CORRIDORS AS LONG AS THAT PERSON COMES FROM THYOLO, CHILADZULU, MULANJE, ZOMBA, PHALOMBE: NDIMBAVA BASI KUFUNA KULEMERA MSANGA. UFITI POMPHO ATI ASAMANGIDWE. HE IS STILL A THIEF PERIOD AND JUJU AT ITS BEST TO AVOID BEING ARRESTED. KOMA ANGULUWA AKUNUNKHA BWANJI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. chipaz says:

    watsala wankuluyu kumuombela ndithudi kiikikikk

  4. gwamba says:

    Nyansi za anthu zialomwe. Malawi would have been a developed nation without these bastards from Mozambique. All they know is stealing, adultery and murder. Sukulu yawo ndi kuchindana basi ndizo adziwa. Njala ikupheni nonse +floods cursed tribe, imbeciles, idiots.

  5. khonihiwe says:

    Mtundu umenewu ukuyabwani simunati ngakhale mutanyoza kudzadza nyanja kuli zaka zasawelengeka ukulamuLila kutsogoloku believe it or not that is a fact

  6. Pumbwa says:

    koma wakubayo amasapota timu yanji? Pamenepo!

  7. Chigwa Chimkhalo says:

    Mchitidwe owononga zitukuko zathu mdziko lino ndi wonyansa ndipo tidzakhala tikuvutikabe kwa zaka zaka zochuluka chifukwa sitikhala ndi umwini pa chitukuko chathu.

  8. Generation of Vipers says:

    Its good that the culprit is a Lhomwe

  9. Mwembe says:

    Alomwe anazolowera kuba. abele zisankho, K577b , k60b cashgate, abenso ma billboard ndi mapaipi. Koma mitundu inayi kayaaa. kkkkkk

  10. Happy says:

    Kumazipha ndithu zimenezi kuzolowera uphawi basi

  11. Wama Bankerz says:

    Congras 2 u police, mukanangophelatu ameneyo, lomwes r bad pple, there plans are just on how to steal,payment of vandalism i think is shot 2 death,hy u man in kamuzu c hospaz

  12. fredino mizero says:

    palivuto apa anthu amenewa sukulu mulibe ndipnso umphawi umene wavuta kma amagidwe basi.

  13. Fabiano says:

    ALHOMWE ALHOMWE, NOPHIYA!!!!

  14. Nkhani si ya Alomwe ,kupusa eti nkhani ndiyamunthu wakuba katundu wa BB stupid anthu anyau inu :|;(:o:o

  15. Bwitoto says:

    Wanomanso nguru ameneyu.Shit…..

  16. Mtumbuka wa Atumbuka says:

    Sukulu ya a Mlopwana ndi imeneyi. nanga quota system izapindula? asiyeni akumpoto azipita ku sukulu inu zibani ma national asset.

  17. Mackson Mulisida says:

    Very bad !!!!

  18. Finyani says:

    Kkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkkiest, Alhomwe ndi mlili omwe watigwera basi!

  19. Jinack Chinula says:

    Congratulations to the Police for work well done. Law breakers will always be pursued until behaviour is changed.

  20. Chatsika says:

    Whoever has removed bb billboard must be castrated his balls

  21. Dr Kamoto says:

    Alhomwe kuba too much

  22. Chonchi dziko lingatukuke, ndi umbamva wa alhomwe, palipose pali iwo. Ziziwa iwo nikuba basi……..

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