Police arrest DPP councillor, chief over stolen LDF items in Zomba

Police in Zomba are keeping in custody the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) councillor, a traditional leader and five others for allegedly breaking into a store room and stealing 24 bags of cement meant for a bridge project.

Nyaude: They have been charged
Nyaude: They have been charged

Police spokesman in Zomba, Tomeck Nyaude confirmed the arrest of Zomba Ntonya councillor Lawrence Kika, who won on the ruling DPP ticket, village head Kaselema and five others.

“The cement was for the construction of a bridge that connects Zomba Ntonya and Zomba Thondwe under the Local Development Fund (LDF). We have managed to recover six bags only,” said Nyaude.

He alleged the suspects broke into a store room where the bags of cement were kept pending commencement of the development project.

Nyaude said the suspects are still in police custody pending appearance in court to answer charges of theft.

Some DPP councillors have of late been hitting headlines for being on the wrong side of the law such as theft and rape.

District Commissioner for Zomba Bernard Kansala could not say the fate of the councillor and the village headman, saying his office would be directed by a court ruling.

He however lamented that such behaviour retards development activities.

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Hes
Hes
5 years ago

Councillor ameneyo ndiwochitisa manyazi zedi.Komwe umalandira sikokwanira?Chisiru!!!!!

Nyapaphi wabowa
Nyapaphi wabowa
5 years ago

This is what most DPP councillors are doing. Akuti boma ndi lawo choncho angathe kuchita chili chonse kuphatikiza kuba. This is just one of the many ugly scenarios. Nanga a Mulhako mulinso ndi mawu apa? Si wanuyi wakuvulani basi! Anawatu akuonera. Shame! Yatsala ya K92 bn ija. MBAVA!!!

THE NORTHERN SPEECH
THE NORTHERN SPEECH
5 years ago

Mwabisa zambiri tell us more

chinchombo lende!
5 years ago

Galu was DPP ameneyu awzolowera cashgate zachamba basis isi!!,

Captain Mediocrity
Captain Mediocrity
5 years ago

Now this is the Malawi I know, there’s no way someone is simply a thief if he is in govt, and where the reporter has not given you any indication as to what the thief’s motives are we rush to attach it to the party.

Any man is ruled by self preservation, and thieving is just a manifestation of self preservation. It is only a matter of how far YOU as an individual are willing to go. Let the law deal with these clowns accordingly. And then we might have a better chance to weigh this moment in our history.

Mapwiya Namuhaya wa ku Phaloni
Mapwiya Namuhaya wa ku Phaloni
5 years ago

Tsiku lina ndinalota nyumba yosanjikizana itagwa ndipo aliyense ofika pamalopo analira.

Ozitsata
5 years ago

That’s what people are paying for their crave of voting for party colours and symbols.

mtichimwitsa
mtichimwitsa
5 years ago

Nkhuku imatenga make unyera mnyumba

MLOMWE
MLOMWE
5 years ago

Alomwe akubera alomwe anzawo aku Ntonya paja Bingu adaberanso alomwe ,Pitara ndi mkazi wache adaba ndalama zama ARVS pano Councillor wachilomwe wabera Anophiya anzake kikikikiki kumbwambwana si uku?umve ku Dpp

pwefu
pwefu
5 years ago

Amaona kuchedwa

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