2 cops rob businessman K450 000, arrested in Chitipa

Malawi Police in Chitipa are keeping in custody their two colleagues, identified as sergeant Kaludzu and constable Zinjani, for assaulting a businessman and robbing him of K450 000 cash Sunday night.

Chapola : We have re arrested the cops
Chapola : We have re arrested the cops

According to Meston Chiona, 30, who narrated his ordeal from his bed at Chitipa District Hospital, the named police officers were aided by a watchman, Jastone Simbowe, 58, at Mupelachisa Resthouse – where he booked himself for the night.

“They assaulted me with a big wooden stick and got away with my K450 000,” said Chiona, of Traditional Authority Mwakaboko in Karonga.

Witnesses told Nyasa Times that Chiona had been found in a pool of his own blood before he was taken to the hospital.

The three will answer charges of causing bodily harm and robbery, according to Chitipa police.

A statement from Police spokesman in the north, Maurice Chapola has since condemned the misdemeanor of the officers and has assured the general public that “justice will take its course.”

It added: “The police further wish to inform the general public that it will not shield any officer who deliberately chooses to terrorize the same people they are supposed to protect.”

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Sayimoni bayisikolo
Sayimoni bayisikolo
7 years ago

Remove all those old colonial houses for the police in old town Lilongwe built during Roy Welensky’s colonial time.Police in Malawi are not motivated.These people work in very dangerous circumstances sometime but their profession is not appreciated.Those small white houses at Falls in Lilongwe are an eyesore to city.Who said that people in junior ranks do not need proper houses.Build them new modern houses befitting the modern society.Osamangakhalira kuwatukwana kuti akuba kwabasi forgetting ma cashgate anu mukukanika ndikuweruzana ma court.Tizikhala ndi chikondi ndi azathu ndipo Mulungu azalidalitsa dziko ili.

common sense
common sense
7 years ago

When the police of a nation become crooks ,it signals the beginning of the end of a peaceful nation.

amakhosi mukulugenzi
amakhosi mukulugenzi
7 years ago

Comment very pathetic govt look into the cops welfare before worse comes to worst

Mbewe.
Mbewe.
7 years ago

Mukungotukwana basi. Factors zomwe zikuchitisa mchitidwe umene ena mwa a mps kuti adziba simukuonapo kanthu. How u are contributing kuti mps members adziba ngati citizen simukunenapo. Ndimawavela chisoni apolice kwabasi mukamawatukwana. Help them kuti atithandize in all angles of life.

Arthur G.M. Mtambo
7 years ago

VERY BAD—— YOU MEAN POLICE OR OLICE TEAM. POOR SALARIES CONTRUBITING ALL THIS, GVT PLEASE SEE TO IT THAT ALL GOVT SECTORS AND ALL COMPANIES IN MALAWI OFFER BETTER SALARIES, OOOOOOOOO JUNIORS MK 18,000.00 AND SENIORS MK80,000.00 TO MK 250,000.00 PER MONTH. WHAT WIL BE THE END: SOME BOSSES TO MUCH OF THEMSELVES.AVOIDING JUNIORS TO HAVE GOOD SALARIES. GOD SAVE THE SOULS OF THOSE WHO SUFFER ALWAYS.

chatonda
chatonda
7 years ago

It is surprising that the same ploice officers are stealing vehicles from people especially in Limbe and Lilongwe. What is the government doing abale this is our country.

nzwanya de Dj
7 years ago

which means we dont have MPS working very effective to protect its instead they r bysy stealing from same citizen,what kind of cops r we having these days?its too shameful & abormination to the Country as whole

Kanamwali mveke
Kanamwali mveke
7 years ago

Ndamvaso kut a police onse akufuna kupnga ma strike ndalama yapa mwezi ndiyochepa kwmbri

MAPOLISHI
MAPOLISHI
7 years ago

Kuyipitsa mbiri ya police yathu yabwinoyi

wakukaya
wakukaya
7 years ago

Wanganya nadi kukhala ndi thena mmmmmmmh

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