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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NGO’s, Police Bemoans an Increase of Selling Live Animals in Roadside

Malawi Police Service (MPS) in collaboration with three non-governmental organisations in the country has bemoaned an increase of selling live animals in roadside within city boundaries refer to such tendency exposes animals to cruelty, an increase in rabies cases and other diseases. MPS, Department of Animal Health and Livestock Development (DAHLD), Lilongwe City Council (LCC) and Lilongwe Society for the Protection and Care of Animals (LSPCA) bemoans through a press release made available to Malawi News Agency (Mana) on…

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Bricklayer Commits Suicide

A 37 year old man identified as Mavuto Chitheka who was staying at Katantha in Area 36 in Lilongwe on Sunday committed suicide. In an interview with the Malawi News Agency, Lilongwe police spokesperson, Kingsley Dandaula said Mtsinje Police Unit received information from Alex Chilombo 53 of Njonja village in the area of Traditional Authority Kachele in Dedza that his nephew had hanged himself in his house. “Chitheka (deceased) who was working as a bricklayer went to drink bear…

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22 Arrested in Sweeping Exercise in Lilongwe

Police in Lilongwe have arrested 22 suspects during a sweeping exercise which they conducted on Thursday following an increase in cases of robbery, possession of Indian hemp (chamba) and illegal vending. In an interview on Friday, Lilongwe Police spokesperson, Kingsley Dandaula said people have complained that vending in places that are not designated for them is making the town and cities look untidy. Dandaula said despite the vendors being stubborn the police were trying their best to deal with…

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Policeman In For Defilement

Police in Mchinji are keeping in custody Sergeant (Sgt) Leonard Maluwa, 41, of Chimwamkango Police Unit for allegedly defiling a fourteen year old girl. District Police Public Relations Officer, Inspector Kaitano Lubrino, confirmed to Malawi News Agency (Mana) Friday, saying the arrest was made on Thursday, 22 March, 2018. Kaitano said the mother to the victim who runs a small-scale business near the said police unit complained to the police about the conduct of their fellow police officer whom…

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Police Equip 85 Watchmen With Security Skills

Mangochi Police Station on Tuesday equipped 85 watchmen with security skills to enhance their capacity in protecting lives and the property they guard. The training took place at the station and participating watchmen were drawn from various security companies, NGOs, government offices and individual shops. Mangochi Police Station Officer-In-Charge, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police, George Chikhungu, shared with the watchmen some security tips urging them to always remain vigilant when on duty. Chikhungu said the meeting with the watchmen…

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Man Jailed for Injuring Step Son

Kasungu First Grade Magistrate Court has sentenced a 40 year old Madalitso Phiri of Sabwera Village, Traditional Authority Kawamba in the district to five years in jail for assaulting and injuring his 11 year old step son. According to Kasungu Police Public Relations Officer, Edna Mzingwitsa, the man who married the victim’s mother identified as Joshua Chisale Phiri has been torturing his three step children by overloading them with heavy work and is said he was not enjoying their…

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Community Policing Moves to Fight Early Marriages

Southern Region Community Policing Coordinator Senior Superintendent (Supt.) Alex Simenti says the community policing committee has engaged an extra gear in its strides to fight girl-child early marriages which are rampant in the region. In an interview with Malawi News Agency (MANA) on Tuesday, Simenti said the police have intensified awareness campaigns to ensure that unplanned early marriages are out rightly discouraged in communities. “You might be well aware that Southern region police is working around the clock with…

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Malawi Police Arrest Zambian Man For Chamba

Lilongwe police are keeping in custody 47-year-old, Mathews Mlenga a Zambian national for being found in possession of cannabis sativa. Lilongwe Police Spokesperson, Kingsley Dandaula told Malawi News Agency (Mana) that on March 5, Area 36 police received a tip from well-wishers that the suspect was packing some bags of loose Indian hemp in his compound. “The suspect was having bags of loose Indian hemp to be transported out of the country,” said Dandaula. He said upon receiving the…

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Police Officers Urged to Observe 48 Hour Rule

Police officers in the country have been urged to observe 48 hour rule when detaining suspects in police cells. The call was made on Tuesday during the closure of a three day workshop for police officers and community members on the proper treatment of child suspects and diversion organized by Malawi Police Service with funds from Irish Rule of Law International. Regional Child Protection Officer for Central Region Sub inspector Esau Kamwendo said detainees should not be punished as…

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