Ex-Malawi army officer arrested over gun sale

Police in the capital city Lilongwe have arrested a former Malawi Defence Force soldier for allegedly trying to sell a handgun.

National police spokesperson, Rhoda Manjolo told Nyasa Times they are keeping in custody Mackson Sato 30 years-old who was found i possession of prohibited weapon and a bullet.

”The police’s Mgwira Mbava Group had information that the suspect was offering a pistol for sale.The officers followed the information and arrested the suspect,” Manjolo explained.

Sato revealed during interrogation that he is an ex-MDF soldier.

He has since been charged with possession of illegal firearm contrary to Section 16 of Firearms Act which attracts a maximum of 16 years jail term.

Sato hails from Chitawira village T/A Kuntaja in Blantyre.

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ngangula
ngangula
6 years ago

Nzoonadi akabwela uyu wasintha uyu wasintha ndizomezotu

Yonah
6 years ago

Kugulitsa mkulakwitsa bola adakaisunga

kholes
6 years ago

Mpatseni gunio mphuzitsi opuma salephela kukhala chalk or books

eric chidiso
eric chidiso
6 years ago

very bad where did he acquire this weapon security yagwira ntchito ya booo keep it up ovuta omberani kuti afe osati kuvulaza ayi.

Chimboche
Chimboche
6 years ago

@Pompido. Wa kayombe (MYP) at 30 now still doesn’t add up.

How possible is it to go with a gun when leaving MDF?

special advisor
special advisor
6 years ago
Reply to  Chimboche

Chimboche, the story is that the man was once an MDF member, and that he had an unlisensed gun. No MYP, no leaving the military with a gun. Where in the story did you read that?

arontananzio
6 years ago

anthu angati amenewa ndi amene akosokoneza chitetezo

musa chilo
6 years ago

mwanyanya kusintha maudindo ngati zovala musalile,

sikayenda koka
6 years ago

mwanyanya kunsintha maudindo ngati chovala lero mwaziwonanela nokha

Chimalilo
Chimalilo
6 years ago

if it is true afunsidwe where he taken it maybe akugula like south africa mu shop they sell from R300 if he has receits for the gun simulandu ogulawonso ngati ali ndi chilolezo no nkhani anthu ambili ali nazo mfuti just start searching ma cars out of ten about 4 azipezeka alinazo mfuti

dreda
dreda
6 years ago

Verify facts before u print.nkhani ilibe chikoka

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