Tight Security in Ntcheu: Seven Hardcore Criminals Cornered

Police in Ntcheu are keeping in custody seven suspected thugs who have allegedly been attacking motorists at Kachipeya area along Ntcheu-Dedza M1 road during night. There have been reports of series of attacks at kachipeya in Ntcheu whereby motorists travelling along M1 road, have for a long time been targeted by people who block the road with big rocks, and sometimes with heavy plunks of trees with the aim of robbing them. Ntcheu Police Spokesperson, Hastings Chigalu, identified the…

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Teenager Arrested for Giving False Information

Kanengo Police in Lilongwe are keeping in custody a 17 year old girl (name withheld) for giving false information that she had given birth to a baby boy when she had never been pregnant. The station’s deputy police spokesperson, Salomy Zgambo Chibwana, told Malawi News Agency (Mana) on Saturday that on June 25, 2018, the girl reported to Kanengo Police that she was 10 months pregnant and came to visit her uncle in area 49. “While at her uncle,…

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Police Steps Up On Child Protection

Police in Phalombe have embarked on outreach programs to deal with cases of violation of children’s rights that are rampant in the district. Speaking in an interview with the Malawi News Agency on Thursday, Phalombe Police Publicist, Innocent Moses, said cases of violation of children’s rights have increased this year as compared to the first six months of 2017. According to Moses, presently the law enforcers are conducting frequent community meetings through which they are disbursing messages aimed at…

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Man Arrested for Illegal Possession of Medical Drugs

Police in Limbe have arrested a 45 – year – old man for being found in possession of medical drugs without a licence, Malawi News Agency has established. Limbe Police Station Deputy Public Relations Officer, Constable Patrick Mussa while confirming the arrest identified the suspect as Davison Kalilombe. “On June 20, Limbe Criminal Investigations Department (CID) officers carried out an operation following a tip-off from well-wishers which led to the arrest of the suspect,” said Mussa. Mussa added that…

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Police Officer Killed in Mulanje

A Malawian  police officer based at Chisitu Police Unit in Mulanje district has died after being involved in a road accident. Mulanje Police Public Relations Officer, Gresham Ngwira confirmed the development in an interview with Malawi News Agency on Tuesday. Ngwira said the officer, Marko Katete was riding a motor cycle from Chitakale Trading Centre to Chisitu along the Mulanje – Luchenza Road when hit a pedal cyclist carrying a pillion passenger at Nkhonya. He said following the impact,…

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Mzuzu Registers Decrease in Murder Cases- Police

Police in Mzuzu City say the rate of murder cases in the city has reduced by 55 per cent between January and May this year (2018) as compared with last year during the same period. Mzuzu Police Station Public Relations Officer, Paul Tembo, said in an interview Thursday that they have recorded four murder cases this year down from last year’s nine. He said one murder case occurred at Luwinga Township in May, this year. Tembo attributed the reduction…

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Female Sex Worker Arrested For Defiling 12-Year-Old Boy

A 40-year-old woman, Mercy Kadosa of Kapalamula Village, Traditional Authority Kachere in Dedza District has been arrested for allegedly indulging in sexual activity with a 12-year-old boy. According to Kasungu Police Deputy Public Relations Officer, Harry Namwaza, the boy approached the suspect for a short-time sex with her. “It is alleged that the boy approached the suspect at a certain bar where she was treating herself to some bottles of beer. The suspect charged the boy MK2,000 but the…

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police Officers Drilled in Investigation Skills, Animal Protection Laws

Fifty-five newly recruited police officers in Central Region on Tuesday were drilled in criminal investigation skills to enhance their capabilities and assist in the reduction of criminal cases within the region and country as a whole. The function took place at Central Region Headquarters Police Training Centre in Lilongwe and was attended by officers from Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) and police officers from different police stations in central region such as Nkhotakota, Ntcheu…

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Police Destroy Expired, Counterfeit Products

Police recently destroyed various products which were found counterfeit while others were found passed their expiry date in different shops within Lilongwe. Some of the expired products which were destroyed includes Heins tinned beans, mayonnaise, biscuits, Ingram’s camphor creams, monis grape juice, jungle oats, halls fruit juice and dish-wash liquid. The Police intercepted the counterfeit products during an exercise popularly termed AFIYA; a Swahili term which means health. The Police carried out this operation in various locations within the…

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Horny Primary School Teacher Impregnates Standard Seven Pupil

Police in Mchinji on Tuesday arrested a 28 year old primary school teacher at Ngulukira Primary School in the district for allegedly defiling a standard seven pupil under his charge. Mchinji Police Station Public Relations Officer, Kaitano Lubrino, confirmed the incident on Saturday adding that the teacher, identified as Emmanuel Banda, besides impregnating the school girl, started forcing her to abort. He said the victim (name withheld) disclosed that Banda started proposing to her since the commencement of term…

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