Kasungu prison warder poisoned to death

Malawi Police in Kasungu have launched a manhunt for unknown criminals who poisoned a 27-year-old prison warder in the district and stole his motorcycle.

Maxwell Damazio: Poisoned to death

The deceased has been identified as Maxwell Damazio from Kalonga village, Traditional Authority Kalonga in Salima district.

It is reported that, Damazio who was a prison warder at Kasungu Prison was on holiday and he started operating  motorbike Kabaza business.

On the night of Friday, he was hired by two unknown men who pretended to be passengers going to Kamphulu area.

Upon reaching Kamphulu trading centre he was given a drink by one of the passengers and after taking it he started feeling abdominal pains.

The two unknown robbers later dumped him at a nearby bush and went away with his San-LG motorcycle.

At around 21:00 hours on the same night, Damazio was found lying unconscious by the passersby who took him to police.

He was later taken to Kasungu district hospital where he died on February 19, 2012 whilst receiving treatment.

Meanwhile, police have instituted investigations to arrest the culprits to answer murder and robbery charges.

Police is appealing to all motorcycle Kabanza operators to be extra careful with these criminals who pose as passengers and avoid taking food or drinks from their passengers to avoid such incidents.

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1 year ago

Its sad to lose such a young man. MHSRIP. Inu mwapanga izi komanso ena mukumapanga zimenezi i wish you bad luck. Look, he had a family/ relatives to support. Despite being employed by the gvt, he was making extra cash thru kabaza. Meaning the guy had respinsibilities. Inu mwachotsa moyo umenewo, meaning innocent dependants avutika. Tsoka likukutsatani for sure

1 year ago

anthu otembereredwa ndithu….a 27 year old human beings life for a motor bike??? What is wrong with people?

Ginimbi, the illuminate, the likes of Bushiri

Anthu oipa mitima awa, why doing such an abominable thing to a fellow human being? Kuipa moyo ngati Director wa Rutiwo Driving school ku Liwonde

1 year ago

Sad to lose such a young man who full of life, let’s avoid accepting food items from people we don’t know. I remember in November, 2020 I was traveling alone from 6 miles in Zomba to Bt where I had gone to attend a funeral. At lambulira stage I was stopped by a certain man n asked for a lift. I took him n just a few minutes he had gotten into my vehicle, he offered me roasted groundnuts n I refused to take them. He said he had been given by a mother of his fiance who he had… Read more »

William Chirwa
1 year ago

Barbarism at its beat to the the deceased a family my condolences for losing such a young man. To government do something to stop this lawlessness register along motorcycle kabazas forget the demos you can please everyone let the la2s prevail

1 year ago

Dziko lavut
nanga kusamal kwak nkumatan
Chifukwa akafun kukupang chipongwe
chifukwa iwe umakhal ili wekha
ndiy amangot khoteran kumanj kenak kumanzer
kebok inan ndimat nditay madz bas
nkhan zak ndizovut
Tingopemph Mulung awasamal anth agen imenei
chifukwa akuthandiz kwambir

Aumafupikuts mitund

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