Malawi soldier stabbed to death with screwdriver

Malawi Defence Force soldier, Lance Corporal Chipiliro Chiwere, was fatally stabbed with a screwdriver in the populous township of Area 23 in Lilongwe  on Friday night, Police spokeswoman confirmed.

Chiwere is said to have picking up a quarrel with some unknown people near Masambabise where he had gone to see his friends coming back from a drinking joint.

The soldier was stabbed on the throat and abdomen,  according to news reports by local press.

National Police spokesperson Rhoda Manjolo said that  Chiwere was killed by unknown people and that investigations are underway.

One of Chiwere’s friends, with whom he was during the incident, has been remanded at Kamuzu Barracks guard room by the military police as investigations continue.

Army spokesperson Paul Chiphwanya could not immediately comment.

Reports also say another soldier is admitted at the Kamuzu Central Hospital after being stabbed in Mzuzu.

Chiwere was buried Saturday at the Area 18 Cemetery.

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ts ridiculous hw affairs are run in our country

Mulepula vimbwete

Munyakhe wa musilikali uyu akumanyapo kanthu..plz guzani matongo awo..then tumavuzi tapamsundu..pomaliro mufenye chomene uyu wachewa wakuti mbolo..twee atiphalenge..

Richard phiri


daniel samarakunjuta

Ok ndidzimene dziliko eti!!! Ine ndikungowerenga makoment

Judge Joash

So sad. Mzakeyo munkoke machende aulula. Machende ake.

chris saukiller.

I have been saing dat we can’t stand and look while soldiers and police men are killed like these,in south Africa a full investigation cud have taken place and thoz invol.arrested.why not in nyasa.


That’s very sad,,,,what’s wrong with us people today,,where is the hate comings from ,?may God be with his soul.


Zachisoni kwabasi, msilikali kubayigwa chonchi ngati nkhuku? MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE. Tikamati tsopano mu dziko lino mulibe security, siizi mwaziwona! Asilikali amasiku anowa akundidabwitsa ine! Ndi tulo kapena Pitala anawadyetsa mgoneko? Asilikali omwe ndimadziwa ine, kungochitika choncho, bwenzi atalanda Boma! Ine asilikali amenewa ndadabwa nawo ndithu!



Moses Makoko

Our soldiers are raugh! I saw them beating an innocent minibus driver at chinsapo on their way to dzalanyama and it was bad. I can’t defend them.

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