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2 Sentenced To 21-Years IHL For Robbery

2 Sentenced To 21-Years IHL For Robbery

Local
The Mangochi Senior Resident Magistrate's Court has sentenced Gift Chidule, 35, and Felix Divason, Banda, 45, to 21 years imprisonment with hard labour each for robbing a Rwandan businessman based at St. John's DMI University area. Publicist for Mangochi Police, Amina Tepani Daudi, said the convicts committed the crime in June this year. “They demanded him to surrender all cash made from that day's sales while threatening to kill him. The victim surrendered a sum of K240,000 cash. However the convicts forced him to make a transaction of K108,000 he had in his phone to a number which bore Chidule's name," said Daudi. Passing the sentence, Senior Resident Magistrate Rodrick Michongwe, expressed concern over the duo's behaviour. Michongwe added that the sentences will run consecu...
Chakwera Commissions Mangochi Police Staff Houses

Chakwera Commissions Mangochi Police Staff Houses

National
President Dr Lazarus Chakwera says his administration is putting more effort into rebuilding the broken foundation it inherited from the previous administration. The President was speaking at Malamia Police Mobile Service Camp in Mangochi during the official handover ceremony of new houses for police staff at the camp. Speaking after officially handing over the new houses, Dr Chakwera said for the past two years his focus has been on laying a strong foundation for a prosperous future for all Malawians. The Malawi leader said the economic foundation the father and founder of the nation, late Ngwazi Dr Hastings Kamuzu Banda, laid for Malawi's development had been systematically destroyed for decades and that construction of the police houses is one way of rebuilding a strong founda...
Three In Cooler For Robbing a Business Man K2.2Million

Three In Cooler For Robbing a Business Man K2.2Million

Local
Mangochi Police Station is keeping in custody three men on suspicion that they robbed a businesswoman a sum of K2.2 Million and Samsung J1 phone on the night of September 30, 2021 at Malombe. Mangochi Police Spokesperson Sub Inspector Amina Tepani Daudi has confirmed about the arrests and identified the suspects as Watson Kachingwe, 27, Balon Wyson, 27 and Maxwell Matope, 33. Preliminary investigations have revealed that on the said day the three and others who are still on the run were armed with unidentified rifle and broke into a house of Hajra Champion, 20 a businesswoman while she was asleep. They demanded money from the victim while torturing her. They also shot on the foot of one of the neighbours who came to rescue the victim after she screamed. As if that was not enou...
Mangochi Court Has Sentenced The Following For loitering In The District

Mangochi Court Has Sentenced The Following For loitering In The District

Local
The Second Grade Magistrate Court sitting in Mangochi has today 07/04/22 convicted and sentenced the following for idle and disorderly: Juma Kazembe, 33 yrs2.Francis Makiyi, 18 yrs3.James Mambo, 30 yrs4.James Umali , 22 yrs5.Frank Kalumbu, 35 yrs6.Chikumbutso Chiwaya, 35 yrs7.Alli Sani , 22 yrs (all are from mtalimanja vg,TA Mponda Mangochi) 8.Shukurani Mimu ,37,Saitikadzuwa,Mponda,Mangochi9.Asante Taweza, 21 yrs,mpondasi vg, TA Mponda, Mangochi …to 4 hours of community service or in dafault serve a 4 week IHL for the offence of Idle.
FISHERMAN JAILED 3.5 YEARS, COURT ORDERS POLICE TO BURN SEINE NET

FISHERMAN JAILED 3.5 YEARS, COURT ORDERS POLICE TO BURN SEINE NET

Local
The Mangochi Senior Resident Magistrate's Court on March 31, 2022 convicted and sentenced Idrisah Jamali, 41, to 3 and half years imprisonment with hard labour for fishing using Seine net without licence contrary to section 14(1) of the Fisheries, Conservation and Management Act. According to Mangochi Police Spokesperson Sub-inspector Amina Tepani Daudi, during court proceedings Station Prosecution Officer lnspector Amos Mwase told the court that, on February 10, 2022 Makokola Marine Police Officers jointly with officers from the Fisheries Department were on water patrols along Lake Malombe. Upon arrival at the lake's coordinate 5-14-603070 degrees they intercepted a boat belonging to the convict while fishing using a 240 metres Seine Net without licence. Prosecutor Mwase added t...
Man nabbed for stealing manhole covers

Man nabbed for stealing manhole covers

Local
Police in Mangochi have arrested Imran Anusa, 20, who is suspected to have stolen 14 manhole covers worth K910,000 at St. Michael’s Girls Secondary School in Malindi area. According to Mangochi Police Publicist Amina Tepani Daudi, on the morning of March 16, 2022 the school bursar discovered that the fourteen manhole covers at the staff houses were missing. Daudi added that the matter was reported at Mangochi Police Station where officers responded quickly leading to the arrest of the suspect the same day. The Police also recovered five of the stolen manhole covers within the same area. “Upon being interrogated, Anusa mentioned his two accomplices who are currently at large and Police are hunting for them and also looking to recover the remaining property,” she explained. Anus...