Malawi police arrest 3 suspects in murder of Greek tobacco farmer Yiannakis

Malawi Police has said three people have been arrested on suspicion of having played part in the killing of a long time Greek tobacco farmer at Namwera in Mangochi, Harry Yiannakis, who was shot at his estate in May.

Rodrick Maida Mangochi Police PRO : We are hunting for other two suspects

A 62-year-old farmer was also robbed off K14 million the day he was killed  at his Tambala Estate in Masuku, Traditional Authority Bwananyambi in Mangochi.

Mangochi police station spokesman Rodrick Maida said officers have arrested the three suspects  on separate occasions with the help of community members.

He said they are following leads and hinted of further arrests of other two suspects.

Police has withheld particular of the suspects being held “ for fear of jeorpadising our investigations.”

Maida said once ther two other suspects have been arrested, they will put together  details of the murder case.


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Well done our police

Ntengo wa Kesia
Ntengo wa Kesia

Since the thugs killed Commercial Farmer Yiannakis, the word on the street among Greek and Italian farmers, who would be enticed to invest in Malawi is that Malawi is a red zone or no-go zone. The good reputation we had a country, in the circle of farmers anyway, is tarnished and evaporates just like that. But most importantly, a life was lost. This man was contributing to the community – supported many families personally, paid wages and taxes. And, above all, he was a good man. The large amount of money he kept was for wages and other expenses. If… Read more »


Mangochi also is full of criminals,why?


I doubt if they have arrested the rightful guys. Nanga anapha Njauju mukukanika bwanji? Shame

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