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Man Fined for False Publication of Police Officer’s Death

The Karonga First Grade Magistrate’s court has slapped Palisha Swira 34, to pay a K100,000 fine or jailed for one year for spreading a fake news that a police officer had died. He was convicted on a charge of false publication likely to cause fear and alarm to the public …

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Two Fined for Cutting Down Trees

The Mangochi First Grade Magistrate Court ordered two men to pay each K90,000 or in default serve 12 months imprisonment for illegally cutting down indigenous trees in Liwonde National Park. The two, Wyson Maxon, 42, and Idrissa Bonongwe, 32, were found guilty of destructing wildlife species. This is contrary to …

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Mangochi Police Registers Crime Increase

Mangochi police station has registered 11 percent increase in crime management and 29 percent decrease in traffic management in the just ended year, 2019. According to 2019 annual report compiled by Station Research and Planning Officer Sub inspector Lesten Chimimba 2,017 criminal cases were registered compared to 1,812 cases registered …

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Student Murdered in Nkhotakota

A form-two-student identified as Harold Ching’ondo 17, of Nkhotakota Private Secondary School has died after being mercilessly assaulted in Nkhotakota district. Nkhotakota police publicist Williams Kaponda said the deceased assaulted someone and the relatives of the victim in revenge assaulted him to death. “During the assault, the deceased sustained a …

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Mangochi Police Nets Five in Sweeping Exercise

Mangochi police criminal investigations personnel on December 23 and 24, 2019 arrested five suspected thieves in a sweeping exercise. Mangochi police public relations officer Rodrick Maida said the exercise targeted wanted culprits that terrorised Mangochi boma and went away with various properties from November to December 2019. “Culprits that have …

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Chinese Nationals Fined for Stealing Cilid Fish commonly known as Mbuna

Senior resident magistrate court sitting in Mangochi district on friday has convicted and sentenced four chinese nationals to thirteen million kwacha (K13,000,000) fine in default 54 months imprisonment with hard labour for entering into protected area namely Lake Malawi National Park and found in possession of endangered species namely Cilid …

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