Police interdict 13 cops over Lule murder case as court reserves bail ruling

Malawi Police has interdicted a deputy commissioner of police  Evalista Chisale and 12 other officers pending conclusion of a murder case of Buleya Lule who was brutally killed at Lilongwe police station.

Evalista Chisale facing murder charge over Buleya Lule and interdicted

Police director of Human Resource Management and Development Stain Kaliza  says in a memo  dated July 28, 2020 that the police murder suspects will remain suspended until the conclusion of the case.

“Be informed that the following officers have been interdicted from duty with effect from 28 July, 2020 pending completion of a case of murder contrary to section 209 of the penal code,” reads the communication.

The officers are accused of  being involved in the death of Buleya Lule who died in police custody.

The 13 police officers answering the charge of murder are Mvula, Paulo Chipole, Joshua Chavinda, Ronnex Kapesa, Robert Tchaka, Ikraim Malaya, Richard Kalawire, Stevie Mashonga, Maxwell Mbidzi, Dereck Mitswati, Innocent Wanda, Fanny Chiwambo and Abel Maseya.

Meanwhile, the High Court in Lilongwe has reserved bail ruling for the 13 police officers.

Judge Ivy Kamanga has reserved the bail ruling until Friday.

Lawyer representing 12 suspects in the case, Lugano Mabutwa  said all the 13 suspects are seeking bail and their fate will be heard on Friday.

The suspects who have been in custody for about two weeks are accused to have murdered a suspect in a case relating to abduction of a person with albinism.

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Malawi belong to the citizens

No bail please for these killers.

1 year ago

Why mentioning only 12 names ?what type of stupidity is this?Owen r u afraid of the 13th person ?
Next time mention every one and what he did, this is the time of open to information, we r not in North Korea

1 year ago

The arrestors are testing how it feels to be in custody. Have fun ladies and gentlemen. That is how the people you were shoveling into the cells were feeling.

1 year ago

Tiyeni tidziopa Mulungu pogwira ntchitozi abale. Pano azivutika ndi mabanja anu tsopano.

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Peloma Pepe
1 year ago
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Zoona. Nanga abambo ndi amayi onse kumangidwa same time… eish

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