Crime news: Malawi cop caught stealing, Mzimba brothers arrested for murder

There has been assertions that some law enforcers are aiding gang of criminals in the country and the fears continue to gain currency with the arrest of a police officers caught stealing Saturday at Kanjedza in Blantyre.

The man in blue jeans is the alleged policeman. He was stealing alongside his fellow gangs at a gun point.-Photo by Maravi Post

The man in blue jeans is the alleged policeman. He was stealing alongside his fellow gangs at a gun point.-Photo by Maravi Post

The police officer was caught stealing with a gang of robbers and was roughed up  before other cops on duty rescued him from mob justice.

Police said the suspected cop robber will be charged and face the law like any other suspect.

He is being detained as police investigate the matter.

Elsewhere in Mzimba, police arrested two brothers for being suspected of murder.

Police picked 30 year old Kenneth Mphako  and his brother Largement Mphako aged 20 both of Inkosi Chindi who are  alleged to have beaten up Raphael Mphako who later lost his life at Mzuzu central hospital.

The incident occurred on Thursday December 11  when the two picked a quarrel with their relative
resulting into a fierce fight, according to police

“Raphael Mphako was severe beaten and was rushed to Edindeni health centre where due to injuries  he was again referred to Mzuzu central hospital .  He died on Friday”, said the district police  spokesperson constable Gabriel Chiona

“A post-mortem carried out by medics indicates that the deceased died of severe head injuries”, said the police publicist

The two suspects who are believed to epileptic will answer the charge of murder which is contrary to section 209 of the penal code

In another incident Police in the district have arrested a man for allegedly  shooting another person in the right leg using a revolver at Euthini trading centre in Mzimba district

The man identified as Steven Shumba aged 40 who runs a pub  is said to have shot Sebastian Nkhata aged 29 who had come to for a booze at the drinking joint.

Chiona said they have also recovered four live ammunition from Shumba.

He said the suspect will soon answer charges of unlawful wounding and being found with an unlicensed gun and four live ammunition

Shumba comes from Mkhuzo Mumba village in the area of Inkosi Chindi while the victim Nkhata  comes from Nkhweta village in the same area

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How can we trust u inu apolitsi.


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Watsala uyu amamuti Nkhoma tsopano. Kutamika heavy!!!!!!!!

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Guta kutamika heavy zakuvutanitu apa zamanyazitu izi but why ndakhumudwa nawe osati sewero thank God ur alive nothing much to say just repent to Almighty he is faithful and just

true soldier

Alayiya(civilians) inu, akapokola(apolisi) azikuberani choncho.mayesa munkayankhula chipongwe akapokolawa atapha nsilikali wathu,,ndiye pano mukudandaula chani? Zitsiru


Kenneth ws his brother of Raphael and he is 49 largement. Is the son of Kenneth. Mphaka nt mphako whr. Do u come from? this a family member Mr Mphaka


This is so bad police helping robbers.The good judgement is mob.Bullshit


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