Malawi ready to deal with terror attack – Police IG

Inspector General of Malawi Police Service, Lexten Kachama has said law enforcers in country are well trained to take on terrorists should they dare strike Malawi.

President Mutharika having a chat with Police chief Kachama who says Malawi police have the operational ability to respond appropriately
President Mutharika having a chat with Police chief Kachama who says Malawi police have the operational ability to respond appropriately

Kachama said this Tuesday during a send off parade of 19 police officers who will be joining the UN mission in South Sudan for peace keeping.

“Soon after the Paris and Mali attacks, I called for a meeting of the high command. We have put strategies in place to combat terrorism.

“With the help of our partners, we are ready to deal with terrorism in Malawi,” Kachama told the media.

He said Paris or Mali may seem far away but terrorism has no boundary, therefore “the Malawi police is well skilled and equipped to fight terrorism. ”

Added the police chief: “We are on alert…we don’t want terrorism to happen in Malawi.”

On Monday, President Peter Mutharika said he introduced the subject of terrorism at the just ended Commonwealth heads of state and government meeting.

He emphasised the need for states to prepare for terrorism attacks.

The US, Russia, Germany, France, Britain and other European countries are fighting the so called Islamic State, an Al Qaeda off shoot that is waging terrorism war with an aim of installing Islamic states in the world.

In Africa, Somalia is battling Al shabab while Nigeria is at war with Boko Haram terror group.

Kachama paid tribute to Malawi development partners who have trained the police officers  if Islamic State or other fanatics struck in the southern African nation in the face of increasing radicalisation .

He said Malawi Police is well quipped, well-resourced and prepared.

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Mapiri
Mapiri
5 years ago

Send soilders for peace keeping to Somalia and u wil invite Al Shababu to Malawi

Pats
Pats
5 years ago

That remains to be seen. U have never tested the bitter pill of terror.

Ichocho
Ichocho
5 years ago

Malawians are surviving on mangoes and the government is busy wasting our tax preparing for terrorist who would never waste their time and resources to attack Malawi?

Kumamvetsa
Kumamvetsa
5 years ago

Graciano Mate were did the impos

Makola kwalimwe
Makola kwalimwe
5 years ago

kkkkkkkkk ! lets talk about how we can deal with hunger not otherwise

Felix Nyang'wa
5 years ago

You’re joking mr IG,Malawi has got no capacity to fight terrorism,full stop

Moses Makoko
5 years ago

Ha ha ha! Che wa ku sakata ku zomba, terrorists like ISIS’s are fighting innocent people to force them join islam. U don’t need a PhD to know that ISIS=Islam=Terrorism simple!

Keen Observer
5 years ago

We don’t need police let’s just pray to God keep on protecting us He has been doing.

Harawa
Harawa
5 years ago

choka usadzakambenso

PORTPHER BOLOVEKA MLEMBEZI
PORTPHER BOLOVEKA MLEMBEZI
5 years ago

WE SHOULD ACOMPANY TO MAKE A PEACE IN MALAWI

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