Malawi police chief warns detectives over friendship with criminals

The Inspector General of Malawi police, Lexten Kachama, has warned detectives in police service against befriending criminals, saying this would dent the image of the law enforcers.

Inspector General of Police Lexten Kachama: Politics not for me

Kachama said this when he presided over the graduation of 200 police detectives on Monday in Blantyre.

“You must work efficiently and effectively in your job to protect lives of people and their property,” said Kachama.

He also warned them against engaging in corruption, saying the police would fire any officer who engages in corruption.

Meanwhile, Kachama has dismissed as untrue online reports which indicated that he wants to resign as police chief.

“Politics is not my ambition. The reports were just cooked up to damage my reputation. I have no interest in politics,” he said.

Kachama therefore said he has no plans to resign in order to join politics.

The issue was posted on Facebook page last week.

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george bengo

Check detectives at Chileka police station Mr Kachama these detectives are friends of Criminals

Bwana Lexten Kachama, please elevate the investigative team to international standards so that they can deal with the scourge of criminality in the country. At this stage Malawi needs top skilled investigators and detectives who are not only incorruptible but also with high ethics and moral standards. send them overseas and expose them to modern investigative techniques. Get mentors from across the globe and constantly improve just as criminals are getting more and more sophisticated; therefore expose these detectives to modern technology so that they’re empowered accordingly. Again, if you can get the detectives to posses the same moral and… Read more »

Mwadziwa mochedwa anthu ataloza chuma chawo ndi miyoyo yawo. Tabwelani mudzacheze pa Zalewa pa bwana.

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