Lutepo on suicide watch: Malawi chief cashgate suspect

Businessman  and cashgate suspect Oswald Lutepo’s conscience is apparently bearing down on him. He has been placed on suicide watch at Kamuzu Central Hospital where he’s receiving treatment after his arrest on fresh charges of tax evasion.

Lutepo:  Chief suspect in cashgate

Lutepo: Chief suspect in cashgate

Police guarding Lutepo said  he was depressed and was on suicide watch after he surrended himself to the police and then fell unconscious.

“He is under close observation,” a guard at the hospital ward where Lutepo is, told a Nyasa Times correspondent who visited.

Lutepo has accepted wrong doing in the plunder of public resources and apologised to the nation through the media, saying his companies were simply used as conduits.

He implicated former president Banda for benefitting part of his stolen money .Banda has since shot down the claims, saying they are “malicious” and calculated to drag her in the mud of cashgate.

Lutepo is regarded as chief suspect in cashgate cases  and charged in a K5.7 billion (about $11.4m) theft and money laundering case alongside former Minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs Ralph Kasambara, Pika Manondo and private-practice lawyer Wapona Kita, which is pending hearing in Lilongwe.

He is also is answering similar charges on an amount totalling K3.1 billion (about $6.2m)in the High Court’s Zomba registry.

Lutepo is facing another charge of conspiracy to commit murder charges alongside Kasambara, Manondo and Dauka Manondo in relation to the shooting of former Ministry of Finance budget director Paul Mphwiyo.

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dennis mwaulambia

amangidwe basi


leave him let hm commit suicide and meet hell in his next life dats where he will even confess dat de cars he bought for PP was part of de fucken cashgate….i hate dis son of de bitch


How is government going to recover the money and, if it has already started how MUCH money NoW? KULIPO kumasoloponso paja same blood …..D(PP)


mulungu awasunge kuti alape coz atizunza anthu amenewa.akhute ndalama zakubazo

male pipo

Amai wina asadziphenso apa. Munthui adakugulirani galimotozambiri mchipani. Musamusiye yekha lero


May the Almighty God pardon Lutepo and all those who realize their sins and repent in public bur cursed is the one who pretends to be clean and yet the truth is in thee


Iwe Lutepo tsopano tiwuze kumene kuli ndalama zathu usanafe then we might forgive u a bit.

Chikondi Sichitopa ndipo Chimapirila
Chikondi Sichitopa ndipo Chimapirila

Dear A mama,

You mentioned God almost in every ccampaign meeting? are still calling upon Him? what does He says about the troubled, peaceless families that mentions you? The truth is not in Judges or Lawlers but in you.

Will you be able to pay school fees for all these suciadals. Come at open. David repented to God and God forgave Him.

With duly respect I see you the agony you are passing through. This ends until you respond truthfully to these alegations. Any authority that fears God not shall never withstand the pressure. Dont kill yourself

Chikumbutso Chisale

I personally forgive Lutepo. Your tears and destress are the result of wrong doing. This is what sin yields. Because you have come out open and speak what is real in this all deal, May God forgive you and restore you back to life and his glory? May he restore your peace of mind like Daniel in the den of lion?

Wobisa Machimo sadzaona mwawi. Mulipo ambiri koma iwe wayesetsa. Ngati wasiyako malizitsa.

I wish you all the best.


AMAYI JOYCE, everyone who was linked to you seems to be in trouble….. are you at peace?? Ana a anzanutu awa.

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