First Merchant Bank robbery prime suspect Malunga dies

Notorious criminal, Perekani Malunga who was arrested in connection to First Merchant Bank (FMB) MK90 million robbery, has died, police have confirmed.

Gondwa:  The suspect has died

Gondwa: The suspect has died

Malunga was remanded at Chichiri Prison and died in the wee hours of today (Monday) at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH).

The ex-husband to Blantyre Police officer, Blandina Chanika was among the robbers who shot dead one police officer and injured two others in the K90 million heist at FMB Livingstone Tower Branch, Blantyre in December last year.

Deputy National Police Public Relations Officer, Nicholas Gondwa said Malunga was rushed to QECH on Sunday after complaining of Pneumonia.

”We are yet to get postmortem results, but prison officers handed him to us on Sunday after noting his condition,” explained Gondwa.

According to Gondwa, Malunga was expected to be in court Monday June 15, 2015 to answer to the charge of giving wrong information to law-enforcers.

Gondwe said: ” He claimed that he was a South African citizen, and his passport indicates that his name is Peter Douboneise while facts are that he is Perekani Malunga”.

Malunga was arrested after being identified by the FMB bank’s CCTV footage and one of the police officers who was shot during the robbery but survived.

Malunga was branded as a well known criminal by the Malawi Police.

He was identified on CCTV footage as he unlocked handcuffs from the shot police officers.

Reports suggests that the two officers were shot after they recognised Malunga among the armed thugs.

And, the guns and handicuffs used in the robbery are said to belong to Malawi Police.

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mnyamata oyikonda nyasatimes
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ku TZ akagwira mbava kwake kwatha thus umbava ndiochepa kwa anzathu. ku malawi apolisi kumwa bawa ndi mbava kenako hire mfuti kuti mbavazo zikabere. mulungu ngwamayankhi adzayankha

Gibo
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Big up police anthu amenewa afebasi

MALEPA
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Mbava zoipa ndi a policewa amalawi,mfuti amatenga ndiwo kupangitsa hire kwa mbavazi,boma lionetsetse genesis wa umbava nchifukwa amwapanga bail mwachangu,Pelekani mesa ankangoyenda thimalirizii;”akazi anga ndi bwana ku BLATYRE POLICE”,banja linatherakuti? Mwapereka umboni? Mulunguwathu salolnso kuti munjoye ife misozi ilimbwembwembwe m’maso,MALAWI UNALI WABWINO KAMUZU ALIPO IWE!!

apundi says
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eya ntchito ilipo ku jehenako, mukaona kuti Jesus ndi dolo RIP

kanyimbi
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They should not die before revealing their friends and bosses. Why are they dying before taken to court? A Polisi pano ndiye mwawonjeza. We are suffering yet the real robbers are these men in uniform. You steal from the roads during the day and with guns during the night.

wamuona satana
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We would have loved to see his photo…

amfana
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utenge ndi futi yako yomweyo aise pelekani malunga uzikabera kupaladaizo.

Tiwuzeni Bwino
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Anthuni musathamangile kusekelera kuti Malunga wafa. Kodi tinawuzidwa ngati ndalama anabazo zinayendesedwa bwanji. Malunga atamangidwa anawulala chiyai? Nkhaniyi ili ndi zibowo zambiri.

The captain
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Perekani wapereka moyo wake mopusa… Umati chani pwanga each dog has its day. Six feet pwanga akumangirenso concrete kenako chipilala uziba kumanda komweko galu. Koma ndibwera kumaliro ako osadanda pwanga

Charombanthu
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Chilichonse chouluka tsiku lina chidzatera….

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