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2 March, 2021

Nkhani Mchitumbuka

Malawi News Updates

Chitipa school office

Man arrested for breaking into school office in Chitipa

Police in Chitipa have arrested a 21 year-old Estonie Kaira for allegedly breaking into school office and stole items worth millions of kwacha.

Sub Inspector Gladwell Simwaka, PRO for Chitipa Police Station said Kaira on the night of August 22,2020 broke in Chisasu Community Day Secondary School office and stole two sets of Desk Computer worthy K1,750,000 (One Million Eeven Hundred And Fifty Kwacha).

“Kaira was arrested at Zambwe trading centre where he intended to sell the items. He will appear before the court of law soon to answer a charge of breaking into a building and commit a felony therein.” Said Simwaka

Kaira hails from Zambwe village in the area of Traditional Authority Mwaulambia in Chitipa district.

In another scandal in Chitipa:

A 46-year-old man has hanged himself in Siyombwe village in the area of Traditional Authority Mwaulambia in Chitipa district.

Sub Inspector Gladwell Simwaka, PRO for Chitipa Police Station said the deceased has been identified as Dan Simkonda who hanged himself on August 23,2020.

“It is reported that the deceased had misunderstandings with his wife and the wife left for her home. A follow up to her home was made, however, it did not resolve the matter.

On August 23,2020, Simkonda was found hanged in his house at around 9:00 a.m.” Explained Simwaka who indicated that Post-mortem results showed that death was due to suffocation secondary to strangulation.

“Police in the district are advising people to refrain from taking their lives due to family problems, they should seek assistance from the police or any relevant authorities.” Advised Simwaka

Simkonda hailed from Siyombwe village in the area of Traditional Authority Mwaulambia in Chitipa district.