Thyolo teenager offers firearm for sale

Police in southern district of Thyolo are keeping in custody a 19 year-old boy for daring to sell a pistol to businessman.

The suspect, identified as Frank Pearford, from Kaipa village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Changata, was arrested on Wednesday when he attempted to sell the firearm to the businessman at Makwasa Trading Centre in the district.gunshots

The revolver had four live ammunitions, according to Thyolo police spokesperson Edith Kachotsa.

“Suspicious with the offer, which the suspect pegged at K250,000, the would-be customer pretended to cooperate before sneaking to police who immediately recovered the firearm,” said Kachotsa, adding that investigations to establish the source of the pistol are underway.

The suspect will answer charges of illegal possession of firearm contrary to Section 16 of the Firearms Act, which attracts a maximum jail term of 16 year.

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25 thoughts on “Thyolo teenager offers firearm for sale”

  1. Shiro says:

    Please give me his contact details …… there are too many COCKROACHES in my neighbourhood , i think i need a fire arm.

  2. Pelumbe says:

    AMENEYP AKAPHEDWE BASI.MWANA AKAGULUSA REVOLVER K250,000 MASEWERA ETI. ..

  3. Zebron h banda says:

    Malawi will never be the same again post hastings.that’s the pronlem with demon crazy:too many limitlless rights without lefts to balance the two.

  4. Phiri phiri says:

    Umphawi uli thoo ndikumati ine ndinagulitsa ma AK awiri mumasowa comment eti. Mwangowona kuti ndikumalawi apatu kukhala maiko omwe amagwila ntcito mdziko lakwawo ndi maresources awo popanda mabungwe ofuna kulemelawa mutamangidwa za ziiih. Nkhumba iwe eti.

  5. HITLER says:

    poti anangotchaja kwambli chifukwa chake amunenela ku police.koma akanati k50 000 akanagula abwanawo.ngati mulibe ndalama osamathamangira ku police ine ndnagulisapo ma AK 47 awili.

  6. HITLER says:

    poti anangotchaja kwambli chifukwa chake amunenela ku police.koma akanati k50 000 akanagula abwanawo.ngati mulibe ndalama osamathamangira ku police ine ndnagulisapo ma AK 47 awili koma sanandinenele mwina chifukwa ndinamutchipisira.

  7. Hassan says:

    Musiyeni mwanayu kodi mumampasa zakudya inu agalu oduka michila?

  8. pt says:

    mw z dveloping nw!

  9. za nosense ayi says:

    Palibeso nkhani apa,mesa amafuna kumpasa chitetezo ameneyo,Zopusa basi

  10. M'baya says:

    Anthu ambili amagula mfuthi kuno ku capetwn cholinga chakuti aziwabela anthu kumalawi

  11. Dan says:

    That’s very shocking… Let us know where he took the firearm from.

  12. okwenda says:

    Yanga ndilinayo koma ndikudikira mbara ikadzabwera kunyumba kwanga, ndie ndidzagwiritse ntchito.

  13. mabuluku says:

    Kodi a nyasa time ndli ndinkhani yoti ndikuuzeni muichite publish koma sindikudziwa kuti tingayankhulane mwa njira yanji

  14. zaonaine says:

    waitenga kuti iyeyu?

  15. Angoni says:

    @ Kholobowa and real mwashonge. Akamunga otaya mwana 16 years mwanayo umulela ndi iwe? Mbombo ngati iwe. Mxxii

  16. Pastor nyalapa says:

    Opha munthu ndiye kumutulutsa asanathe ndi chaka ngakhale chimodzi inu opusa kwambiri mumatengera chani zigamulo zanuzo, ndalama?

  17. bwititi says:

    Naye kupusa kumagulitsanso?malo mongosunga ikanagwira ntchito imeneyi.

  18. Omama says:

    Asamumange. Mwina adatola, amufunse mwina Nfutiyi idatayika paja apolisi amaba ku Ndata kwa Bingi. Mwana adatolatu uyu. kugulitsako mpaka pa TC?

  19. Philosopher says:

    mwati ndi wa ku thyolo eti? kwawo kwa pitala eti?

  20. Concerned Malawian. says:

    A cashgate osamangidwa, ameneyo 16 yrs? Mother Malawi help us..

  21. Patriot says:

    Mwaonatu kumene zikichokera mbava za mfuti zija….Thyolo

  22. Chitete Zikambani says:

    Amangidwendi ameneyo koma bvuto ziphuphu ku Policeko ndizosayamba
    Nanga yo taya mwana m’chimbudzi mukuiwona bwaaaaaa chilangochi ndi chosakwanila aperekechina, uku ndi kupha

  23. Real Mwashoghe says:

    Maximum jail term of 16 years,but otaya mwana 40hrs!!koma amalawi are we serious?

  24. kholobowa(nthochi wapathyolo) says:

    otaya mwana mchmbuzi 40hrs ameneyo 80hrs

  25. Amangidwedi amaneyo,ayi apa chilango chamuyenela kwabasiiii!!!!

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