Malawian Pastor sent to jail for theft by trick

Thyolo magistrate court has sent a pastor to four years in jail with hard labour for deceit after he collected K300, 000 from poor villagers in a fertilizer deal that never materialised.

Pastor incarcerated

Pastor incarcerated

Prosecutors told the court that Pastor Peter Solomon Linyama of Holy Cross Ambassador went to the area of chief Nanseta in Thyolo where he promised in early October that he would provide two bags of fertilizer to each household that gave him advance processing fee of K10000.

The prosecutors said Linyama collected K300, 000 in the process but failed to deliver the NPK and Urea bags of fertilizer as promised.

The villagers then informed the police who hunted him and was arrested end October.

In his ruling Magistrate Ben Chitsakamire said the stiffer punishment was meted out because religious leaders are expected to be exemplary.

His co accused Associate Pastor Ferguson Musai was acquitted.

However the court sent the man of God to the four years in jail for theft.

He has since started serving his jail term.

Pastor Linyama comes from Nkasala Village in Tradional Authority Kalembo in Balaka District.

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Tengupenya
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Tengupenya
8 months 11 days ago

Discriminatory sentencing is simply not on. Kuba ndi kuba basi. same treatment for same crime!

CHARLES MASEKO
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CHARLES MASEKO
8 months 11 days ago

eeeee apa nde yalakwa mbola iyi

Nyamakumutu
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Nyamakumutu
8 months 11 days ago

People just join these so called Church without ndi Mfunda omwe. You leave well established churches atakunamizani ndi ma miracle komanso ma prophecy mapeto ake ngozi mukowa nazo zausatana zimenezo

zako
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8 months 11 days ago

Akanzako anasanduka njoka iwe umafuna kuba

AKIJA
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AKIJA
8 months 11 days ago

NO NO NO CHILANGO CHACHEPA IZI NDI ZOCHITISA MANYAZI DZINA LA YEHOVA

bombguard
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bombguard
8 months 11 days ago

asadyenso imeneyo. ife tikupanga ubusa omwewo anthu sakatilandila chifukwa cha iwe, mfiti iwe.

Man K
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Man K
8 months 11 days ago

Thieves always hide behind churches so a stiff punishment is what they deserve. Glory to God for revealing this kind of mbava

Ipyana
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Ipyana
8 months 11 days ago

The day of 40 has come

Eddy Gomez
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8 months 11 days ago

Ayi Ndithu Guyz.Izi Ndi Za Manyazi,kapena Mwina M’chifukwa Choti……………?Oh Shit!!! Mbola Mani.

Eddy Gomez
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8 months 11 days ago

Ayi Ndithu Guyz.Izi Ndi Za Manyazi,kapena Mwina M’chifukwa Choti……………?

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