Facebook post earns man 4 years prison sentence in Malawi

A magistrate court in Phalombe has sentence Innocent Zunguzeni, 21, to four years in jail for posting “albino for sale” on his Facebook page.

An artist’s impression of the court

He was found guilty after full trial on Friday.

Zunguzeni whose post went viral on February 17 this year  was convicted on cyberstalking under Electronic Transactions and Cyber Security Act of 2016.

Stare Prosecutor Assistant Superintendent Hatwell Kachikonga brought him before court where he pleaded not guilty.

Passing sentence , First Grade Magistrate Damson Banda said that the accussed is the threat to society hence deserving a stiffer penalty.

Magistrate Banda went on slapping Zunguzeni to 48 months imprisonment with hard labour to deter other would- be- offenders.

Zunguzeni hails from Mtamanyama village under Traditional Authority Chiwalo in Phalombe district.

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Phingo Walusa
Phingo Walusa
1 year ago

Zamkutu zenizeni! Anakuuzani kuti akutiphera abale athu ndi achina Ntaba, Muntharika ndiamzawo inu ubongo wobwafukwa ngati kukamwa kwa Muntharika ziiii! In fact ndikuwapatsanso danga mwachinyengo kuti atiphe ndithu…. Amalamulo nonse ndinu abongololo

NGONNGONGOLIWA
1 year ago

WENI WENIYO ALI PHEEE KUMIMBA KWA MNKAZACHE ! WANA KUFERA NKHUYU ZODYA WAAKULU

MUJAHADINI
MUJAHADINI
1 year ago

100 million MK of Cashgate=2 years suspended with no refund to govent of looted money. Use of Internet=4 Years IHL, no option of fine. Really? Justice for some indeed.

Innoxy
Innoxy
1 year ago

Makhoti achinyengo bwanji osakamanga peter mutharika ndi nzake ntaba uja akupha maalobino uja komanso apolisi anapha buleya lule aja bwanji osakamanga??. Fuck you!!!… makhoti achinyengo!!.

Innoxy
Innoxy
1 year ago

Kumuwonerera ameneyo osakamanga achina ntaba ndi mutharika anayamba kale kuphawo bwanji, chinyengo basi boma laukape!!!.Inunso amalawi oloko mutakhala ndi umboni wa zimenezi musamauze agalu amenewo bcz omweyo ndi amene akumapha mboni.Apolisi aja anapha buleya lule aja mpakana pano palibe chikuchitika pamene peter mutharika ndi nzake ntaba akungodyerera ndalama zama-alobino ali phee!!!.

truth pains
truth pains
1 year ago

Good development. tikamacheza tiziona nkhani zake. some people things social media can be used recklessly. Lets remember that every person has the right to freedom of expression but the practice of this right has limitations and boundaries to avoid impinging on the rights of other peopl

Holly Tit
Holly Tit
1 year ago

What was he trying to do? Was he trying to be funny? Stupid boy

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