Autopsy confirms Buleya Lule was killed: Tortured  in Malawi police cell

The Malawi Human Rights Commission (MHRC)  has released a forensic autopsy report into the death of Buleya Lule in a police cell, a key suspect in the abduction of a boy with albinism, which  has confirmed that the deceased died of  electrocution as Pathologist Charles Dzamalala has indicated in the report that Lule did not die a natural death.

Buleya Lule did not die a natural death, autoposy reveals
Dzamalala: Conducted the autoposy
Death in custody: An autopsy into the death of Buleya Lule who died in a police cell, has revealed that Lule died of electrocution.

Lule died in police custody after he appeared in the Lilongwe Magistrate’s Court on February 21 on the first day of trial over the abduction of Goodson Makanjira, 14, from Mphanyama Village, in Traditional Authority Chilikumwendo, Dedza.

The accused, who had pleaded not guilty and was charged together with five others, is said to have been offered the abducted boy by two of the fellow accused, including Makanjira’s step-father, for a price of K800 000.

The autopsy results for Lule  dated April 12 2019 revealed that the deceased was electrocuted and hit on the head with some metal bars,  stating that the type of the injuries seen constitute torture.

Apart from Pathologist Dzamalala, others involved in the autopsy included criminal investigations police officers, Association of Persons with Ablinim in Malawi  (Apam) president Overstone Kondowe  and MHRC. It was witnessed by Lule’s relatives.

The report states that Lule  died after sustaining three main injuries to the head, tummy and on his buttocks.

MHRC executive secretary, David Nungu said they commissioned pathologist Dzamalala to do the autopsy to help in their inquiry on the matter.

Meanwhile, Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC) chairperson Timothy Mtambo and his deputy Gift Trapence have said they will continue pushing “to bring to book those response for the killing of Mr Buleya Lule.”

Lule had been among six men who were arrested in connection with the abduction.

The others are Kumbilani Patson, 51, the first accused, Sainani Kalekeni, 44, the second accused; Lukas Kagomo, 36, the third accused; Katiya Mizeck, 42, the fourth accused; Lule, 44, the fifth accused; and Wiskes Gana, 58, the sixth accused.

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mtete
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mtete

That’s what our deformed ( not reformed) police are good at. Ndiye mukapha munthu chonci akazi any ndi ana mumawauza chiani? Mumanyadila kuti lero taigwila ntchito?

Omex70
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Omex70

I can’t wait to see Dr Lazarus taking over from Peter after 21 st May. Nkhani imeneyi ilondoledwa bwino ndithu.

A Few Good Men
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A Few Good Men

MHRC What about Chasowa????

mtchona
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mtchona

DPP BEHIND THIS MURDER

Charlie Hebdo
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Charlie Hebdo

Malawians, we have a chance to make it right on 21st May, next month. We cannot let a certain section of people be more equal than others. These are the people who think they are above the law. Let me balance you why we need change. We have a government intent at closing any leads to arresting perpetrators of albino killings. Unfortunately we have some people who see nothing wrong with this including the very victims. We have a greedy albino grouping that is content dining with the devil himself. This grouping of greedy albinos needs to ask itself this… Read more »

tman
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so this man deserved to be alive other than the albino? what a falacy !

Kambuku
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Kambuku

small talk. this guy was going to reveal some people involved and was silenced. Now your question again.????

BigMan
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BigMan

How can you miss the whole point?

Abu-bakri
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Abu-bakri

Was he pleaded guilty to the crime. …?

Malawian
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My question is what was the motive of killing him-that’s my question to the Inspector General??? Police can not just wake up and kill a person, someone from above is indeed connected to the killing of people with albino

Wakupha aphedwe
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Wakupha aphedwe

Nonse achitetezo akuphanu, be ready for wrath and anger of the Most High God is coming upon all of you, pamodzi ndi okutumaniyo. kaya mu makhala ku mpanda wa shock wa ma gets, but u will never run away nkwiyo wa Mlungu. ana amasiyewo musamala? atakhala bale wanu mukanapha? Chifukwa alonda inu mumafa osauka, ndrama ya mwaziyo mukunyengera ma hule nkutengaso edzi, chifukwa chake timatupi tanu tinagonja kale ndi ma ARV + kachasu. kutemberedwa, may his soul strike all of u pamodzi ndi otutumaniyo ndi ma banja anu onse, tsiku la 40 ndi lake la Yeho, when it comes, u… Read more »

KALYOTO
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KALYOTO

I AND MY FAMILY WILL VOTE FOR CHILIMA. SITIFUNA ZOPUSA. HE IS THE MOST CONVINCING.

VYOTO
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VYOTO

ALL FINGERS ARE POINTING AT THE RULING PARTY, DPP, THE KILLERS OF LATE CHASOWA AND NJAUJU