Student robs MK6.3 million at Mzuzu University


Malawi police in Mzuzu have nabbed a final year Biomedical student at Mzuzu University (Mzuni) on suspicions that he robbed MK6.3 million from the institution.

Police publicist for the city, Martin Bwanali, identified the suspect as Dumisani Kagunya who is also suspected to have entered the University using dubious ways.

MzuniAccording to Bwanali, in August last year authorities from the university reported to police that they were suspecting some students to be studying there illegally.

The police launched an investigation and found that about 12 students were indeed studying at the university without being selected by relevant selecting authorities.

“We traced their bank accounts and some documents they used to enroll at the institution. We sent our findings to the headquarters where authorities confirmed that the suspect was a false student at Mzuni. He managed to rob such an amount using dubious means,” said Bwanali.

Malawi24 understands that the other eleven false students are also being investigated by police and they may also follow their colleague in the cooler.

The suspect is expected to appear before court to answer charges of theft .

He hails from Traditional Authority Chikulamayembe in Rumphi district.

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