Malawi teen boy shot dead at Nkhunga Police

Disbelief engulfed Nkhunga Police Campus in Nkhotakota Friday afternoon when a fourteen year old boy was shot dead while playing with his friends in the law enforcers’ complex.

Nkhunga police public relations officer (PRO) Laban Makalani confirmed the development, saying the boy was hit by a stray bullet in the chest.

He said the deceased was a son to detective Sergeant Dyson Masimbo of the same police station.

“The boy identified as Blessings Masimbo was chatting with his friends and suddenly got shot in the chest by a stray bullet,” said Makalani.

However, the publicist said the source of the stray bullet was from unknown assailant and police were investigating its source.

“The boy’s body is currently at Matiki Health Centre where postmortem is expected to be done in order to establish the caliber of the gun used,” he said.

The PRO neither denied nor confirmed rumours that the boy was shot by his friend (name withheld) who is also a son to another police officer from the same campus. The rumour had it that Nkhunga Police was keeping the suspect in custody.

“We are also shocked to what has happened and police are busy investigating the source of the bullet and reasons behind the gun shot,” he said.

The deceased who sat for recent Primary School Leaving Certificate of Education (PSLCE) Examinations hailed from Malumba Village, Traditional Authority Kapoloma in Machinga where burial is expected to take place.

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nkhata
nkhata
3 years ago

zomvetsa chisoni aKotakota mwatani mpaka pamenepo komanso mkukhala malo achitetezo

chapita
3 years ago

Mfutiyi inali yosalira poombera kuti tiziti mpaka pali investigation? Osangonena kuti mwaphana bwanji?

salanda
salanda
3 years ago

Too bad for boy. Gone very young

CHIMVQ
CHIMVQ
3 years ago

NO NO NO !

I CANT BELIEVE THIS !

THIS IS SATANISM PLUS
WITCH CRAFT

TELL US EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED

POLICE NDI ARMY 2MUCH VINYANGA UFITI KUTAMBA

MANYI
MANYI
3 years ago

Vimbalangondo padziko pano vimabitsala ku
Polisiku ndi ku army
Nkumati

BOMA BOMA !!

NKONA WANTHUFE TIMANGOOTCHA TOKHA
ZOTEROZO !!MXII !!

John Black
3 years ago

Our police need to be restrained. We need to curb their powers, lessen there arms, take away fire arms from any who mis behave, or are insufficiently trained. A policeman who does not have fire arms skills should not wear one.

jumbe
jumbe
3 years ago

Very sad

Hon Pwhisi
Hon Pwhisi
3 years ago

Rip. M’mene akumvela kuwawa makolo a mwanayo ndi m’mene amamvela makolo a mavictim a july 20,,nde wina nkumati anali akuba ,mxiii

Ishmae. Lyland
Ishmae. Lyland
3 years ago

Inalilah wainalilah rajiuna” very sad new. waiting for investigatios

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