Malawi army soldier murdered in Dowa

Malawi Police in Dowa are hunting for unknown thugs suspected to have murdered a Malawi Defense Force (MDF) soldier based at Mvera’s Support  Battalion in the same district.

Dowa police spokesman Richard Mwakayoka  identified the deceased as a 37 year old Sydney Njelema, private soldier.

He said the incident occurred on 5th December around 6 pm at Chiwere village in the area of  Traditional Authority Chiwere in the same district.

According to him, the law enforcers received the report from a fellow soldier Lieutenant Dafrey Tembo, of the same Battalion.

It is reported that the deceased on that day knocked off from duty at 16:00 hrs and went to drink beer at Chiwere village.

However, he never came back until on 6th December, 2018, when he was found dead on a path leading to the Battalion.

“The scene was visited and hospital postmoterm  revealed that the deceased died of severe head injuries secondary to assault caused by a blunt object,” said Mwakayoka.

The deceased hails from Maliwa village in the area of Traditional Authority Chilikumwendo in Dedza.

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Kalulu

Ndiye ngati akuphedwa ndi za friendly za pa Flames pompano, ku DRC angalimbe?

Shack
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Shack

He never returned from drinking beer until 6th December when he was found dead? How did he return while dead? Was the dead person multitasking?

Bishop Msusa wa UTM fwetseki
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Za uchidakwazi wayambitsa ndi chilima. Tawonani lero ma soldier ayamba kukomoka ndi uchiledzerere. Mxiiew!

Kalulu
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Kalulu

Mwaiwala chindere chanu chinayamba kuitana ana a school a ku Poly kuti akamwe mowa ku State House, kenako chaitananso aphunzitsi achizimayi kuti akamwe mowa ku state house, mpaka aziphunzitsi kuyamba ndewu mu state house mommo.

Ida
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Ida

Why concluding that it’s civilians ?

BUbero
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True. Blunt trauma to the head may be the result of falling due to drunkness and hitting his head against a hard surface.

Petro Ntchit
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Petro Ntchit

even fellow office can do that malevolent act.

Bystander
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Bystander

Good point Ida. How do you know they were thugs as well. You cant talk of unknown thugs.
It’s either a problem with the Queen’s language or lack of proper training in reporting. Times do send your reporters for refresher courses.

You know how easy it is these days to get certificates, even PhDs and Professorship.

C Banda
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C Banda

Headline: “Civilians kill Malawi army soldier in Dowa”

How does NT know that the killers are civilians? The article says that the “thugs” are unknown. They could be his fellow soldiers.

SILENT MAJORITY
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SILENT MAJORITY

Please stop feeding us with conspiracy theories. Send your reporters for refresher courses.

ELIJAH VERSUS BAAL
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PLEASE OUR SOLDIERS MAINTAIN
A LEVEL OF DISPLINE !

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