Anti-Wanderers fans plead not guilty for football violence, on bail

Two football fans appeared before Blantyre Magistrate Court on Wednesday and denied the charges of causing violence that led to a premature end of a pre-season friendly game between Be Forward Mighty Wanderers and Silver Strikers at the Kamuzu Stadium, Blantyre on Sunday afternoon.

Robert Beneti and John Dick (in dread entering the court in handcuffs) pictures by Mphatso Nkhoma _

Robert Beneti and John Dick (in dread entering the court in handcuffs) pictures by Mphatso Nkhoma _

John Dick of 37 years old from Jim village, Traditional Authority Ndamela, Nsanje who stays in Ndirande Makata and Robert Beneti,30 years old from Willey village, Traditional Authority Chikowi, Zomba who reside in Kanjedza forest have been charged with ‘disorderly conduct at football matches contrary to section 113 subsection H of police act.

The two pleaded not guilty to violent disorder to the game which marked the launch of Japan car dealers Be Forward’s MK70 million ($=MK420) sponsorship for Wanderers.

Senior Resident Magistrate Chikondi Mandala gave the two the bail on conditions that they must not watch any football match that will be hosted at Kamuzu Stadium and within Blantyre until the case is completed.

The Magistrate also imposed bail condition to the suspectes that they must report to thenearest police station on the day of the football match and be there up until the game at the stadium has ended before they leave for their respective homes.

The two have also been ordered to report at Soche police station every Monday, one surety each worth K15 000 and that they must pay K7000 cash each.

Prosecutor, Inspector Lyson Chavinda, said the state will parade six witnesses.

The case has since been adjourned to Tuesday 31st March .

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Terrah Mcdonald

Zili mmanja mwa police ndi court and not wanderers pls

Big Bullets Fan

so sad


Mbola mumangoona kudana ndi BB yathu basi

cash gate

Akhothi, Pangani Zakuti Ena Atengerepo Phunziro

Ashraph Kammwamba

Pamenepa a khothi chigamulo chakusowani anthu nonse mbuzi coz anthu anatiyenjeza awa mwina tizangobwenza tokha


kkkkkkkk on the day of futball match at stadium azikapanga report ku police station stay there up until the game ends kkkkkkk i like it. this is akin to the punishment i used to give to one of my student who used to absent himself from classes. i used to tell him kut azizachongetsa kwaine daily in the morning as well as at knock off time.

Fisher Kuzobwe

Palibe milandu apa taona milandu ife yacashgate

gilberto chibira

Commentpoor judgement

At first I thougt all our judges in Malawi were either corrupt or dull but this learned Senior Resident Magistrate Chikondi Mandala knows how to mete punishments.A football case should be treated as such.Fines in football can not bring sanity to our beutiful game but telling somebody to be at police station everytime there is a game. I envy you Chikondi Mandala you a wise Magistrate and you a better material for our rotten High courts who charge somebody to 3 yrs imprisonment after stealing more than 63,000,000 kwacha. But those who are trying to bring in Big Bullets should… Read more »
sbo soccer

thnk yo

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