Malawi President security detail netted over armed robbery in Mzuzu

Malawi Police in Mzuzu have arrested President Peter Mutharika’s security detail at Mzuzu State House who were allegedly involved in armed robbery in the northern city.

Cops behind gun crime and robbery

Cops behind gun crime and robbery

Mzuzu Police publicist Peter Kalaya identified the two Mzuzu State House security officers as Constable Weak Njolomole of Njolomole village in Traditional Authority Njolomole 28 in Ntcheu and Sergeant Misheck Makweza 30 of Mtopi village Traditional Authority Nkalo in Chiradzulu who have since been arrested and are kept at Mzuzu Mobile Police Delta Company.

“Three hardcore criminals on Thursday mentioned the two as those involved in the spate of armed robberies in the city. Actually, our officers have already linked them to some armed robberies that have occurred in the city,” said Kalaya.

“We have managed to arrest 5 civilians in the process together with two officers,” he added.

He said the two State House security guards have been arrested along with three other suspected criminals.

According to Kalaya, the group was using Suzuki Alto vehicle registration number MJ 485 which they managed to confiscate and arrested Blessings Phiri (driver) 35 years of Mgolozera village, Traditional Authority Mkumbira in Nkhata-bay and Laston Balala 21 from Chitera village Traditional Authority Chitera in Chiradzulu after attack Asafag Rashid in Kaning’ina in the night of 5 June.

Others arrested suspects include Isaac Phiri 32 of Chionjeka village TA Khombeza in Salima, Andrew Banda 28 of Kapalamula village TA Kachindamoto in Dedza and Yusuf Simute 32, Msusa village TA Malemia in Zomba.

They are expected to appear in court, according to the police publicist in Mzuzu.

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Honeycomb Chidyaudzu
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Honeycomb Chidyaudzu
3 months 13 days ago

All the evil happening in this country is originating from the corridors of power. Malawi is doomed.

chief activist
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3 months 13 days ago

aaaaaam to watextent then do we trust these so called constables?……aaaaaa av lost trust in these law enforecers sopano

zibida
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zibida
3 months 13 days ago

Inakhhala Team ya Flames sikunyoxa,kwake. Where are things working in Malawi? We seem not to be moving forward. Oteteza President, okubanso? My Malawi ohh my Malawi

Henry
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Henry
3 months 13 days ago

NO surprise!..
Malawi is a corrupt, evil and dangerous society..
Anything is possible

Muuulupana
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Muuulupana
3 months 14 days ago

Good work thieves can connive with first citizen guardsmen GI ahead and see who needs more safety

kkilembe
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kkilembe
3 months 13 days ago

And these guardsmen carry guns fully loaded with the presidxent. Something nasty will one day happen. Its only in Malawi where the president walks like a warlord sorrounded by fully armed men. Not even Mugabe ort Museveni can beat that. Late Gaddafi came a close third

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