Anger at Malawi army as police officer kills soldier


Soldier was fatally shot

Soldier was fatally shot

Tension in Zomba city as there is anger at Cobbe Barracks of Malawi Defence Force (MDF) after  a patrol police officer fatally shot a soldier on Saturday around 11 pm.

Crowds gathered at Zomba police sation on Sunday to get the information on the shooting incident.

MDF spokesman spokesman Lt Col. Francis Kakhuta-Banda confirmed that the shooting victim  Lance-corporal Price Lameck from Pwandaphwanda village, TA Nkalo Chiradzulu was a soldier at Cobbe Barracks.

“Currently details of the deceased are not ready as his next of kin has not been located and communicated to,” he saind.

“Investigation as to what led to the shooting are being taken to come up with a comprehensive report.

Sources said  he was shot dead while coming from a pub outside the barracks with his in-law and got into a figt with police officers when he tried to get away a gun from patrol officer.

The solider was being questioned on rogue and vagabond by police on night patrol.

The police spokesman for eastern region Thomeck Nyaude said the registry has recorded a shooting incident without details.

Police reportedly abandoned the soldier who was taken by some traders to Zomba Central Hospital where he was announced dead.

Nyasa Times sources at the barracks indicate there is “anger” in the way police killed the solider.

Soldiers want “justice” on the shoot-to-kill action by police.

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Learn to comment responsibly don’t bring in your stupid comment here! Life & soul was lost what if you were @ MDF or he was youe brother? Would you have commented those silly comments? Justice should prevail sit down & discuss as one family war will lead us to no where


I sometimes wonder some citizens bringing in stupid comments on this issue. This issue is serious & needs in depth attentions if not more might come in!!!! Its 100% sure that if battle can rise the police department will lose, lives & property will be lost. The best thing is to sit down & discuss resolve the matter amicably as one family. Justice must prevail


MDF Please learn to respect others this nation is not a military state


sindine mwaziyamba dala. remember boder dispute between malawi and tz yet a police man is attacking our mighty power

Naphurwe Mmainje

My advice to both of u P & MDF. Mfuti sicinthu camasewera. Imapha.


mungokonzekera anzanu ku nyanja ya Malawi


Lake Nyasa is shared equally btn TZ and Malawi


amenewa anawuza ndi new ig kuti azipha asilikali amenewa, malamulo anaika mmanja mwawo bwanji apolicewa bwanji, munthu kapopolayu kapena kuti civilian in the police uniform sanaphunzitsidwe safety? ratio ndiyomweyo 1 soldier is equal to 100 policemen, sanati ayiyamba dala ayimalizeso amenewa


anyanya a Polisi akunenanso kuti MDF singachite kanthu ati zitha choncho zoona? ayi MDF ichitepo kanthu ulemu ngofunika. tisamadelerane ayi wamkulu azioneka.

Washington Mawindo

Then you are breaking your own law.where are the dead bodies of a 100 police officers

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