4 Tanzanians arrested in Malawi for robbery

Malawi Police CID Officers  on Wednesday arrested four Tanzanian nationals on suspicion that they are connected to series of robbery cases in Limbe Policing area.

The four Tanzanian suspects

Limbe Police Deputy Publicist, Widson Nhlane said  they received a report that the four suspected robbers, Stephano Idd Mnungu 46, Titho Jackson Kasagula 39,Abuu Ahmed Huruvi 34 and Steward Mwakachinga 34 invaded a house in Mpingwe.

“On November 9, 2018 Police received a report from one of the Mpingwe residents, Sumeya Satar about unknown criminals who invaded her house and stole assorted items including five smart phones.

“The four on this material night, used a tinted Toyota Spacio, silver in colour, which the complainant managed to identify,” he explained.

Nhlane said after a successful man-hunt, a team of CID officers from Limbe arrested the robbers at Kameza area in Blantyre.

“They have been found with several items suspected to have been stolen from different places across the nation.

“Among the recovered items are five smart phones, stolen in Mpingwe Township which have been positively identified by the owner,” he said.

The Police Publicist added that preliminary findings show that the four committed similar offences in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Lesotho and Tanzania.

“Investigations are going on to make more arrests and recover the remaining items and they will appear in court after finalising paperwork to answer charges of Robbery with violence and Burglary,” he said.

Meanwhile, Police is pleading with members of the community to continue giving tip-offs on suspicious people found in our respective localities.

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Grace Mwenda
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Grace Mwenda

And one change golo case of issuing passports to Burundians is left free coz he is BLUE. Malawi a wicked and doomed nation.

benjones
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All thanks to our corrupt Immigration officers.

Macheso
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Macheso

Malawi is a breeding ground for criminals. These foreigners the country is harboring will one day come to war with us. Burundi, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Rwanda, India and Pakestan have their people freely staying in this country. A pathetic nation with no vision.

James
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James

True…….pathetic nation with no vision. In other countries you don’t hear such reports after arresting foreign robbers. They just break them and get information from them that will lead to arresting of some more criminals. Then delete them permanently from mother earth and call victims to come and identify their stolen items. And tell the general public that the robbers successfully escaped. END of STORY. Anyway, this cannot happen in a pathetic nation with no vision. We would rather have the robbers be breathing and allow them to butcher 5,000 citizens in cold blooded way than losing 4 souls of… Read more »

Mbwiyembwiye
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Mbwiyembwiye

Two guys riding a motorbike with Mangochi number plate with their foreign chinyanja asking for the road to Lirangwe at Chileka roundabout??? These are some of those thieves and they pass easily on our road blocks. Poor Mother Malawi

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