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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Kanyimbi
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Kanyimbi
7 months 10 days ago

Iwe number 21, machende ako ndithu.

Ulukuluku
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Ulukuluku
7 months 11 days ago

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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

chipaz
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chipaz
7 months 11 days ago

watsala wankuluyu kumuombela ndithudi kiikikikk

gwamba
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gwamba
7 months 11 days ago

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.

khonihiwe
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khonihiwe
7 months 12 days ago

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

Pumbwa
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Pumbwa
7 months 12 days ago

koma wakubayo amasapota timu yanji? Pamenepo!

Chigwa Chimkhalo
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Chigwa Chimkhalo
7 months 12 days ago

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

Generation of Vipers
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Generation of Vipers
7 months 12 days ago

Its good that the culprit is a Lhomwe

Mwembe
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Mwembe
7 months 12 days ago

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

Happy
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Happy
7 months 12 days ago

Kumazipha ndithu zimenezi kuzolowera uphawi basi

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