Court convicts 2 over murder of person with albinism

A court in Nkhata Bay has found two people guilty of gruesome murder of a person with albinism.

The late Yasin Kwenda Phiri’s body being carried by pallbearers on January 1 2019

The High Court, sitting in Nkhata Bay, has convicted the two people for killing Yasin Kwenda Phiri, a person with albinism at Katende Trading Centre in the district in December, 2018.

Kwenda was during the night of December 31, 2018 gruesomely murdered by unknown assailants in his house, witnessed by his son who was nine years old at the time.

Seven suspects, including the two convicts, Frank Mkweni Khonje, 21 and Bonzo Chirwa, 54 both from Traditional Authority Fukamapiri in the district, were arrested following police investigation.

During plea, the convicts denied the charge, prompting the State to parade nine witnesses.

After looking at the evidence presented by both State and defence witnesses, the court found insufficient evidence that led to the acquital of the other three suspects.

Judge Justice Dorothy Degabriel found Khonje and Chirwa guilty while the other two were acquitted, citing insufficient evidence.

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Mzakwacha Nixon's
Mzakwacha Nixon's
3 years ago

They must be put into life long jail term..not years.
Ask,pin them why they kill albinos,for what??
Where is the judgement of those Machinga Albino suspects where catholic priest&a clinician are involved?
Nkhani ndi zambiri ku malawi,za kuphedwa….
A polisi agwilira Aja zili pati?
Apolisi adapha munthu mu cell Aja,zili pati?
Boma,lili ziii ….pleàse Boma(Dr.Chakwera)look into these issues seriously.

Concerned Citizen:

Mzakwacha Nixon
KwaZulu NaTaL.
[email protected]

The Khumalos are racketeering
The Khumalos are racketeering
3 years ago

Why is it that Malawians that are scavenging for labour in South Africa are rumour mongers dwelling on much allegations? Being a low life in South Africa, you do not have to be daft.

Last edited 3 years ago by The Khumalos are racketeering
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