Malawi cop shoots himself dead: Police station suicide in Mchinji

A 32-year-old police officer in central region border district of Mchinji on Thursday committed suicide while on duty as he shot himself dead leaving a suicide note.

Kajawa: Suicide note was left

Kajawa: Suicide note was left

Confirming the development, Mchinji police public relations officer Sub- Inspector Moses Kajawa Nyirenda, identified the deceased as Constable Allan Chione, who was on duty on that particular day but he left his friend where he committed suicide within Mchinji police station premises around 6pm.

“It is with great sadness that I can confirm a self-inflicted gunshot by Chione ended his life,” said Nyirenda.

“Chioni was on duty from 7am to 4pm on Thursday but he didn’t knock off, he stayed at the Police station up to 6pm when he shot himself in the head and died on spot,” said Nyirenda.

Police spokesperson further said  Chione left a suicide note which he said they will hand over to the parents of the deceased.

Sub- Inspector Nyirenda however could not divulge the contents of the suicide note but sources say Chioni had family problems.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family during this very difficult time,” said Nyirenda.

The body of late Constable Allan Chione is kept at Mchinji District Hospital.

Late Constable Chione hailed from Mphelele village in the area of traditional authority Nthalire in Chitipa district and was born on 20th January 1983.

Chione joined Malawi police service 7 years ago, he left a wife and two children.

Police are calling on anyone feeling emotionally distressed or suicidal to seek help for counselling.

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So sad

Ronnex T.Kayira
I,send this msg with my deep soul because it ever happened to my son ROBERT KAYIRA, aformer form four student at ILINGA pvt sec school, Chitipa. he comitted sucide on 19th April 2012. the death of consitable Chione is simillar to the death which ended my son,s life. I beg all people of all ages, Whenever there is crucial problems please!! let us put God in front of us before rushing to endup our lives, it is also a sin to God he disrecommending murdering ourselves.than to be murdered by other parasites. I,m very sorry because his family is now… Read more »

Many men are dying in silence becos no one is concerned, no organisation or authority that cares the well being of male parents. they r fathers and have many responsibilities in their respective families and meet challenges such as cheating wives,finance,lacking a child, extended members of family and more


thats bad indeed and his saul should rest in peace

Moffart ching'oma

Many law enforcers are roothless like this one plz educated ppl be out of this act and be nkhawa njeee!!

peter mshali ku salima
peter mshali ku salima

problems were beyond his imagination that he couldnt cope,no counselling could make him change the plan,family problem is lethal,friend rip god receive his spirit,self gunshot?the problem were too much,sory a mr mwendera,a kajawa nyirenda for lyf loss

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Joseph Moyo

ena mmalo mokuthandza ukawauza mavuto amakuyalusa ndye kuuza anzanko mavuto siudolo.ndipo anzako amakuthawa ukakhala pa mavuto ndye udalire ndani?

Dowa Beast

sads news indeed


Sad ting indeed…alwyz seek counselling on issues affecting our lives & believ in christ jesus

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