Malawi Police officer did not leave suicide note before fatally shooting himself

A Malawi Police Officer stationed in the central region at the Kabwazi Police Unit in Dedza, George Kambuwa Saidi who shot himself dead during the morning hours of Saturday April 11 2015, did not leave any suicide not.

National Police spokesperson Rhoda Manjolo said the motive behind the suicide of Constable Saidi, who is from Chigudu Village in traditional authority Msakambewa in Dowa, is however yet be established.

“The deceased did not leave a suicide note,” Manjolo said.

“We are treating the case as suicide at the moment. The Constable used a service firearm,” said Manjolo.

The incident comes at the heels of a sad and frightening incident in Blantyre where a Senior Officer from the Malawi Prison Service, Senior Superintendent Evance Chisi, shot dead his two sons dead.

Both are reported to have used service fire arms.

Gun violence is rare in Malawi where the process of owning private guns is very strict. Apart from members of the Malawi Army, only specially-trained riot Police officers and a select cadre of prison warders are allowed to bear arms. Private security companies hardly bear arms.

But of late there have been growing incidences where police officers have rent out their officials fire arms to criminal gangs.

A report coincidentally Published in Malawi’s leading daily The Nation on Friday indicated that at least 30 police officers have been arrested nationwide after being linked to Organized crime.

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15 thoughts on “Malawi Police officer did not leave suicide note before fatally shooting himself”

  1. Chosambava says:

    Constable keeping fire arm at his house..rubbish

  2. wakuba says:

    DEY ARE ALL FOOLS,PSYCHOLOGICAL SKILLS IN THEM

  3. nkhoswe says:

    no smock without fire. need deeply investigated and will find the cause.

  4. Young B says:

    A very week we r hearing of crime issues done by police officers,lol wats happening to our mobile forces?hav they lost their morals??

  5. Young B says:

    A very week we r hearing these issues of crimes done by the police officers,lol where r their morals

  6. Kwame says:

    Bambo Chisi nkutheka anaphapo mkayidi pomuombela nanga si amakhala ndi mfuti ndiye mzimu wa munthuyo wakhala ukuwalonda bambowa. Anthu ena amakhala okhwima mu zisamba paja nthawi zina mumbuyomo zimamveka kuti akayidi aphedwa koma sizimaululika kuti amawawombelayo ndi ndani. Amalawi iyi nkhani ya a chisi yazunguza anthu ubongo. Munthu kuwombela ana ake okula kula mumaso muli gwa siyogwila chilipo chilipo. Bola kukanakhala usiku zikanamveka kuti mwina amayesa akuba nanga si anawo anali anyamata. Koma likuswa mtengo basi kulowa kuchipinda kukayitenga mfuti basi pho again pho ali ayi ndikapheso winayo pho ayi tonse tadabwa. Bola kukanakhala kwa azunguko kapena ku joni komwe kupha kumeneko alibe nako vuto. Nanga kwathu kuno ku malawi izi zachilendo ndipo ikhala history. Ana nalakwa chotani anthuni. Aaa tikusowa chonena. MYIMM Mizimu Yawo Iwuse Mu Mtendere. Ndipo Yehova muwakhululukire bambo chisi chifukwa sankadziwa zomwe amachita. He over reacted.

  7. mbava ndizomwe amakonda kuzilemba ntchito ku police, ukawafunsa ati send a thief to catch a thief.

  8. Police yidapita ndi Kamuzu ndi IG Kamwana

  9. MELINDA says:

    Machimo akachuluka ,zotsatila zake zimakhala zimenezi.nde kuti munthuyu amafunika counselling komanso deriverance, koma analibe omuuza.

    Tiyeni abale tikamadzudzulidwa ndi anthu ena,tizidziwa kuti Mulungu akutiyankhula,ndi bwino kusintha zisanafike poyipa.

    Imfa ya munthu ochimwa,Mulungu samasangalala nayo.

  10. Aliyense amakolola zomwe wafesa this country is full of satanism izi ndizomwe tidafesa sitinati ntchito ndiyosayamba

  11. Edward kamkwamba says:

    Let’s wait n c B4 commenting rubish tings

  12. Che Chiwela says:

    It is sad and a subject of concern to hear about the mischief of our Internal Security,a conduct not expected from Police Officers.We have heard of police reforms meant to improve the services of our internal security but to the contrary we are hearing scary stories that our Police team are masterminding Crime.A week can not pass without hearing about Police Officers…..Where is ther discipline???Time is now to identify the root problems if not a complete overhaul can help so that Our nation can have a true face of police force.

  13. Oyenda ndi Lupanga adzafa ndi Lupanga lomwelo Mawu a Mulungu akuphelezera kwa inu nonse amene mwakhala mukuchitila ndipo mukuchitabe nkhanza kwa anthu wena dziwani kuti tsopano nthawi yafika pamene yehova akuyenda pakati pathu Yense wakupha akanthidwa ndi mzimu woyera ngati imfa sinakupeze lero tembenuka ulape machismo ako popeza nthawi ina iliyonse Chiweruzo chifika pa iwe YEHOVA CHISUMPHI NAMALENGA AMAMVA ,AMAWONA ,AKUDZIWA ,AYANKHA, ACHITAPO KANTHU

  14. Anjiba Tomali says:

    Adzipatsidwa chilango chokwima amenewa akagwidwa akuba.May be Life Imprisonment is ideal for them

  15. mc mtamba says:

    nothing comes out of nothing, kalipokalipo

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