Malawi Police clears Speaker of wrong doing for hitting biker dead

Malawi Police has said their investigations have shown that Speaker of Parliament Richard Msowoya, who was self-driving, was not in the wrong when he hit and killed a cyclist Raphael Chinowe. at Chisemphere in Kasungu last week.

Speaker Msowoya: Not in the wrong

Speaker Msowoya: Not in the wrong

Msowoya was self-driving an official vehicle towards Mzuzu when he hit fatally a biker and he reported the incident to Kasungu Police Station as required by law, police have confirmed.

.Central Region Police publicist Ramsy Mushani said there is nothing criminal in nature about the incident but an accident as Msowoya was driving towards the same direction with the cyclist when the cyclist suddenly changed direction to cross the road and met his fate.

“Mr Msowoya was already very close when the cyclist suddenly changed direction to cross the road and he ended up hitting him as there was nothing he could. The cyclist died on the spot due to head injuries,” said Mushani as quoted in Daily Times.

He said Msowoya committed no criminal offence as the police are treating the incident only as fatal accident. He, however, said investigations are still going on to establish further possible causes of the accident.

The accident happened around 11:30am at Nanana Village near Chisemphere Turnoff.

Chinowe came from Chinowe Village in Traditional Authority Kaluluma’s area in Kasungu.

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SYMON CHIOCHA
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i was about to understand my fellow readers comments, there are really good,it is true that any one committing a crime of any kind is a suspect until the court proved him/her guilty. But kutukwana will benefit us nothing. A good comment becomes bad simply because of the language used.TOO BAD.

CHIOCHA
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“ATUMBUKA KUPHA NDI KHALIDWE LANU” THAT IS NO SENCE! AMITUNDU INA NDI ANGATI APHANA MWADALA OSATI MWANGOZI? YOU ARE SAYING THIS BECAUSE ULIBE GALIMOTO NDINSO NDIWE MBULI. IF YOU DON’T HAVE ANYTHING TO COMMENT,DONT COMMENT ANYTHING

kandukutu
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yes msowoya is has a case to answer until not proven guilty before the court.why the police are now doing the work of the judge?msowoya could ‘ve slowed down as soon as he saw biker ahead.in this case all bikers & pedestrians will be swept awa by cars.let the law take its course no scapegoat.you who always blame tumbuka ppo u r mentally ill.see mental doctors quickly before you start eating feaces.

Andrew Mwale
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When did police go to the media and explain whether someone has a case to answer ot not? This is rhetoric do you want to start practising politics? Resign and start ptactising politics……kkkkkk

tidy
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Kaya

Gulugufe
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A Msowoya kukhwimira 2019 elections mwayamba lero, mpaka kupha munthu?

Anyway choncho poti atumbuka kupha ndichikhalidwe chanu!

Thomas kamoza Mtonga
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Maina anatha?kuzibisa ukakhala wolakwika mmaganizo Atumbuka alakwanji?

Brazuca.
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I am told the biker and the holy Msowoya were going towards the same direction. It is the duty of the driver to make sure that he controls his vehicle for any traffic ahead of him. For sure this reckless driver saw the biker afar. He could have controlled his speed. That is driving. I am driver instructor and that is what I teach my driver trainees.Surely this total careless driving in a protected areas, Kasungu Township. He has a case to answer. These days all road accidents are considered crimes and its the court judge who has power to… Read more »
Fulukwa
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minibus inaphulika yokha yokha tayala dzana ku Balaka ija, Driver akumusunga a police in custody, waiting to appear b4 court soon.tizitero??? tayala lophulika lokha usiku, driver kumangidwa, wina ogunda munthu masana…alibe mlandu.
Muzayankha milandu yaikulu kumwamba

Thomas kamoza Mtonga
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Ngati mumangowerenga muzifunsanso kuti kodi zimakhala bwanji ngozi zofanana ziwiri wina kumangidwa wina kumusiya muzawona kuti a lamulo si amisala ayi chisanzo oyendetsa minibus pali ndiumboni womwe kuti oyendetsa anathamnga kwambiri mpaka amu minibusmo nkumadandaula moto wakewo tayala kuphulika. Kamba kothamanga sanathnso kuigwira busyo mpaka kutembenuka yapha anthua. Weluza ndiwe tsopano
Ndiye tenga A speaker, akuyenda 80kph wanjinga uyo akuchoka uko from nowhere alimumusewo kalekale galoimoto ndi iyo ma break mmutu yamugunda a speaker ulendo ku kasungu police anapanga report,osatitu kuthawa monga akunena ena makamaka achipani chodana ndi anzawochi weruza ndiwe anthu awiriwa.

chrispen Nkhata
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Cyclists in Malawi are reckless, if it is not cyclists then it is the goats I was in Malawi last week I nearly hit two or three people along the lake shores of Nkhata bay and Nkhota kota not to mention how many goats I missed with my SUV.

Mulomwe weniweni
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His position has protected him if it was me i would have been in a cooler Malawi dziko lokondera xiiii

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