Malawi Police arrest man for Mzimba shooting incident

Malawi Police Service in Mzimba are keeping in custody Madaliso Kumwenda aged 20 from  Traditional Authority Chindi in the district for allegedly shooting and subsequently killing  John Nyirenda with no apparent reasons.

Medical personnel examining body of Mzimba murder
Medical personnel examining body of Mzimba murder

Nyirenda, aged 69 was from Kadudu in the same district.

Mzimba Police Public relations officer, Gabriel Chiona has confirmed with Nyasa Times about the murder.

A charge of murder contrary to section 209 has been pressed against the suspect. It attracts the maximum penalty of life imprisonment.

Police say it is not known where the suspect got the gun.

Of late gun crime has been on the increase in the country and apparently, police officers are reported to be aiding gangs.

Just recently, Malombe Police Officer In charge was netted for releasing gun to poachers

According to  Malawi News Agency report, the officer in – charge identified as Inspector Sign Chitsulo was arrested on Tuesday morning for a crime of transferring of firearms and ammunition without authority.

The incident has been confirmed by Mangochi Police Public Relations Officer.

Currently, Police Constable Guta is walking freely after being arrested on five charges of conniving with criminal gangs.

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chimwemwe Jere
chimwemwe Jere
5 years ago

Get Real Alice, you cannot substantiate your claims….

kwali
kwali
5 years ago

mwawana wakwa nyitenda a munawa mwe ,,a cha bwera wakanangachi,sono hee mwajinangiska,simwathawa pakaya,chalo chimuwireninge chifinyi.

ochewa
ochewa
5 years ago

May his soul RIP

andy
5 years ago

Killing iz every where nowadays its not about tumbuka

Honest
5 years ago

Kkkkkk za Mr Chabwera zalembedwanso pompa?? Koma kuwerengaku!

Decent Citizen
Decent Citizen
5 years ago

So somebody can just be shot for nothing like some lawless ghettos in America where people are high in drugs?Shame for this thug from Mzimba.He must have been high from Nkhotakota weed.Throw him in jail and throw away the keys in Mzimba river.He should never see a daylight again until he comes out in grey hair.

Mbukavu
Mbukavu
5 years ago

Is it ethical to display a dead person like that? Mr Chabwera may your soul rest in peace As for the young man who killed Mr Chabwera may the Lord touch his heart

malyolyolyo
5 years ago

zabwino palibe!

amina
5 years ago

Noone is safe except the dead person in the mortuary.

redeemed
redeemed
5 years ago

May I warn the police officers against this not only unethical, but reckless behavior as tomorrow they will suffer the consequences, there is no friendship in criminal vocabulary but accomplice. Hence there is no assurance of sefty, soon you will reap the fruits of your unbecoming tendencies. Ask your fellow SAPs who are now faced with a predicament of being killed by criminals. Believe me when l say over 50 officers have been killed by criminals countrywide.

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