Malawi Police shoot dead 4 notorious criminals in Blantyre

Police in Blantyre the commercial city of Malawi on Saturday shot dead four notorious criminals.

Shoot to kill

Shoot to kill

The development happened around H&H shops which is opposite Shirev Highlands Hotel.

Nyasa Times  learnt that the suspectec criminals were Kapisi Tembo from Mhango village Traditional Authority Tengani in Nsanje, John Ntaja 32 years old from Masato village  Traditional Authority Changata in Thyolo, Ephraim Mkandawire 43 from Nkhongo village Traditional Authority Kanyenda in Nkhotakota district and another one whose particular is yet to be identified.

Police said the criminals were using a Toyota Corrola vehicle with a fake registration number BK 2443.

The cops believe that the two men were preparing for a robbery.

“The police received a tip from well wishers about the gang. And after reaching the area, one of the criminals wanted to attack a police officer with a pistol while others wanted to grab firearm,” said a cop who declined to give his name because he was not authorised to speak to the media.

“However, the police overpowered them and shot them dead. The group were in a Toyota Corrola vehicle which its real registration number was CK 2413,” he  added.

In a related development, police in Lilongwe on Saturday apprehended three notorious criminals on suspicion that they stole hardware items worth K1.5 million.

The three are identified as Dan Phiri, Gregory Chiwato and Reuben Mbewe are also said to be on the list for commiting robbery and murder charges.

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Shoot to kill is an instinctive action that satisfies the immediate yelling for punishment and revenge, but it, in most cases, erases any possibility of furtherance of the purported crime. Regrettably, it is a tough balancing act!


Thank you our police men for the job well done.


yes this country the practice of armed robbery is on the pick

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