Govt fails to buy uniform for Malawi police officers

Some police officers have come out in the open to complain that they last received police uniform more than five years ago during the Bingu wa Mutharika administration although there have been advertisements for tenders for the provision of the uniform in the police.

Some cops wearing rugged unifprms and worn out boots

The junior police officers say this forced them to wash and wear tactic, as they wash their uniform soon after knocking off, awaits the uniform t dry and then iron them.

“The situation is really out of hand, this is why some of us are wearing rugged uniform and worn out police boots,we don’t look smart.

“The Malawi Police Service is subjecting us to humiliating behavious,” said one of them told Nyasa Times  in Lilongwe.

But police spokesperson James Kadadzera refuted the allegation, saying the officers get their set of uniforms periodically.

“As a police service, we would want our officers look smart because that is part of the job. The officers who are complaining should contact the right channels in the police for their grievances to be heard than going to the media,” he said.

He however refused to give details on the tenders for the police officers uniform, saying issues of police officers uniforms and other equipment is not for public domain.

Despite the uniform concerns, police officers said were pleased with the Xaviar Limited UK ration food packs which they receive on out station duties.

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LIPHAVA NAMANDWA NGOLONGOLIWA
LIPHAVA NAMANDWA NGOLONGOLIWA
3 years ago

Just use the refunded MK145 million to buy the uniforms. After all you already know who stole your money. Just arrest him and throw him under the bus.

Wondering
Wondering
3 years ago

Since Bingu administration…and some PP sympathizers are conveniently forgetting they too had a turn in running government

chikoti
chikoti
3 years ago

Where did the new recruits take their uniform’s? Ma story Ena.hahaahahah

nkonsimphile gumede
3 years ago

ma 145 metre ake amene aja uniform ya mganya ingapezeke amwene???? ndakaika amwene!!!!

mtete
mtete
3 years ago

All the money was paid to Pioneer Investment…….. and DPP

CHILIMA 2019 BOMAAAAAAAAAAAA
CHILIMA 2019 BOMAAAAAAAAAAAA
3 years ago

DIPIPI OUT come 2019 isaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

Silica gell
3 years ago

I think this is politics now, you wouldn’t want the Pioneer issue to die as that is the only fertile ground to earn votes. Kkkkkk

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