Malawi court to pass sentence for another quack doctor Feb 2

The Blantyre Magistrate Court has adjourned the case involving the first bogus doctor to be nabbed, Dr. Wongani Akuzike Kandulu, to February 2, 2015 for sentencing.

Wongani Akuzike Kandulu: Bogus doctor nailed at Queen Elizabeth to be sentenced

Wongani Akuzike Kandulu: Bogus doctor nailed at Queen Elizabeth to be sentenced

The quack doctor’s real name is Wongani Kumbukani Horace Kandulu, and was arrested in October last year at the referral Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH) where he posed as a Medical Doctor.

On Monday this week the Blantyre First Grade Magistrate found him guilty although he has all along pleaded “not guilty”, after a fortnight ago being found with a case to answer.

He however asked the court to give him a chance to bring two witnesses who are medical practitioners at the referral hospital but the witnesses did not show up.

His arrest followed that of another impersonator, John Ben Kamanga who was arrested in November.

The Court has since sentenced Kamanga to six years IHL after finding him guilty of five cases which included impersonating a public officer and theft.

Unlike Kandulu, John Ben Kamanga a shoe vendor in Limbe, pleaded guilty.

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But how dod you know he is a lomwe?

vuyisile ntombayithethi
vuyisile ntombayithethi

alomwe kuthawa sukulu koma kufuna udokotala mpaka kumaba maina oti wongani kuti mwina mungawoneke ngati ochokera ku madera a anthu okonda sukulu!!!!!!!!!!!!!

True patriot

Yes its rare to find wongani names in lomwe belt.But Kandulu is the commonest in Mulanje.To prove this visit Raundadell area.


Why are you fast tracking these cases and leaving out Cash gate cases that occurred long time ago. This simply means you judges you are part of the Cash gate?????

Chatty Man

This is totally unacceptable! These guys are putting patient’s lives at risk. Life sentences will do to

these guys.

Worried Malawian

They just put people’s lives at risk.Trying to add the number of shortage of doctors in Malawi.They are young and ambitious.The best method was to go back to school and get medical degrees than lying to innocent patients.They are playing Russian roulette with people’s lives.They should face the long arm of law.

Community nurse

What is happening at QEENs? Which department was he working in, in whose usual room? What kind of patients did he attend to? Which nurses worked with him, what about other health workers, medical assistants, clinical officer and Doctors? There is something fishy worth digging up at QEENs if only our reporters had the minimum investigative skills. Mukazisiilira mawa tinva ana akubedwa or akuluakule amene.

Mwina Luwinga

I remember of a similar case, it’s sentence is Death pernaty. Please magistrate just give him life imprisonment please! Nimulomwe wakulya bwewa uyo!


first time to know that we have wonganis in lomwe tribe.

Boxster mwale

put them in bars please


“BEHIND” bars!

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