K35, 000 earns man 8 years in jail

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A 25 year-old man in Mwanza district has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment with hard labour for breaking into a house and stealing K35, 000.

CourtAccording to Mwanza Police Publicist Edwin Kaunda, the convict, Henry Samson, broke into a house of Joyce Nayaka and stole the money while Nayaka was selling second hand clothes at Mwanza Market.

Nayaka discovered the shortage in her money when she got home and she reported the issue to Mwanza Police who arrested Samson on the same day.

During court hearing at Mwanza First Grade Magistrate Court, Samson pleaded guilty to charges of housebreaking and stealing.

Passing judgement, First Grade Magistrate Ranwell Mangazi sentenced Samson to eight years in jail. Samson hails from Nchotseni village, Traditional Authority Kanduku in Mwanza.

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  1. The magistrate, was not concerned with the 35pin no! But the act of breaking into the house…thats where this 8yrs sentence is coming from.

  2. While cash gate people are waking free out side there leaving people suffering, no medicine in the hospital but you are busy punishing people with 8 years because of mk35,000 what is it

  3. kodi ma judge onse palibe amene anapangako basic math. judges plz b serious n give a formular of finding these answers: stole mk 35,000 = 8 yrs IHL & stole 4 billion mk= 11 yrs In prison (what to do not defined).

  4. Muzanga ungoyamika majaji kukutmiza kundende 8yrs. Wapulumuka ndende ya Mob Justice ya moto wa matayala, kapena ya zibonga, myala ndi zikwanje yikanakupititsa kulichete. Ukatuluka osazayambiranso. Uzayambe kudya thukuta lako. Mu Malawi muno ntchito ndizambiri ngakhale zimafaananako pang’ono ndi kundende pakagwiridwe koma ukalimbikila zimakupatsa dolla losalozeka. Ntchito zake ndimonga ulimi ndizina zotero.

  5. aha ine i see fair in 8 years in this guys. fist of all lets see the status of this guy who steal 35,000, 1 by stealing 35 thousand. he has no plan for this money, he will eat within two days yatha then he will be thinking of stealing again. ndi munthu woti kusukulu sanapiteko , palibe chanzeru chomwe angachite potukula ziko lino nde ndibwino akakhale 8 years in jail than kusowesa anthu mtendere. Now for the cashget guys.. they steal ma billionz and receive fair pushment why..mutati muone anthuwa anaba ndithu koma ndi anthu woti ndaramazo ena anazilowesa mu ma company momwe anthu ambiri mbiri akugwiramo zintchito, and they are receiving salaries. mwezi ukamatha ..mabanja a anthu ambiri akusungidwa.. which means these guys though anatibera koma nzeru zogwirisa ntchio ndarama bwino alinazo ndipo anthu woterewa alangidwe koma osati mopitirira coz pamwamba pakuba pao athu ambiri womwe sakanatha kupeza zitchito ndi kusaphuzira kapena kusowa fees akuleledwa kuzera mwa anth ngati wa .. nchifukwa boma limaawapasa zaka zochepa ncholinga kuti akatula akapitilize kuthandiza anthuwa…

  6. Achinyamata ngati mwasowa Chochita kuli bwino mudzibwera kuno ku Joni.8 Eyears imeneyo muli kuno ku Joni 3 million komanso nyumba ya pamwamba kwambiri.ife kuno tingosangala basi nice life

  7. Kkkkkkkkkk komano zigamulozo amatengela malamulo kapena amangoganizapo,zoona 35,000 mpaka kumugamula chonchi pakuti amati ikaola imodzi zonse zaola kuwola kwadziko mpaka kwafika ku majaji eeeeeeeh

  8. The jail term is too much.Arrest corrupt politicians who are are a stumbling block to the economy.They are looting daily but you are just watching,please save the ordinary man and pounce on those so called heavy weights..

  9. Teleza Namathanga anaba ma million ,koma anapasidwa 3yrs . Uyu muti 35,000 mpaka 8yrs . Ahhhhh Chilungamo cha ku Malawi .

  10. These Judges needs snipers the only way to eliminate them in this game wat a shame!,some one z stealing a huge a mount of money that could hve save a lot of lives in our Hospitals and walks away just like that ooooooh no God plz plz plz punish these corrupt judges right away to save our Beautiful and peaceful Nation.

  11. These Judges needs snipers the only way to eliminate them in this game wat a shame!,some one z stealing a huge a mount of money that could hve save a lot of lives in our Hospitals and walks away just like that ooooooh no God plz plz plz punish these corrupt judges right away to save our Beautiful and peaceful Nation.

  12. Paja mai senzani zaka zingati? Uyu 35 pin 8 yrs shaaa!Ndiye muzidandaula prison congestion y not give him a community sentence

  13. Re – visit the penal code please, 8 years in the cooler for stealing MK 35,000 only while the cash gaters go away with unbelievable and shockingly lenient sentences

  14. Kulibela boma suukhala mulandu waukulu,thus y okuba mamillion a boma amangoserva 2days. Nde muimvelele yaphawi akabela phawi nzake pafupifupi life imprisonment.nanga ka 35gland mpaka 8yrs aaaa it’s not fair.

  15. Kuba ndi kuba,whethr house breaking or cashgate koma mpaka 8yrz coz of 35pin? eeh! osauka alibe mau. God Wil punish u p’ple,

  16. Kuba ndi kuba,whethr house breaking or cashgate koma mpaka 8yrz coz of 35pin? eeh! osauka alibe mau. God Wil punish u p’ple,

  17. this shows we all have to be rich to get fair prison charges. The whole cashgate is not cashgate but stealing. stupid world laws especially Peter Mtharika son of a bitch

  18. Nthawi zina tikamakomenta apa tiziganiza,enafe tikungoonetsa umbuli wathu.The man of the Law has followed wat its in ze Penal Cod,dats all sizammutu mwake.

  19. 35 sousand akayigwirire eght yrs kodinanga aba ma bilion wa mukungowayang,anabwanji kodi lamulo likugwira nchito kwa amphawi okha eti

  20. 35 sousand akayigwirire eght yrs kodinanga aba ma bilion wa mukungowayang,anabwanji kodi lamulo likugwira nchito kwa amphawi okha eti

  21. Vuto lake anthu mungoyang,ana za theft and amount of cash .chilango chikukukabchifukwa kwumbuyo kwa theft kuli breaking into a dwelling house and commit a felony therein!uwu ndimlandu waukulu kwambiri ndipo minimum sentence is eight year with or without fine!

  22. Vuto lake anthu mungoyang,ana za theft and amount of cash .chilango chikukukabchifukwa kwumbuyo kwa theft kuli breaking into a dwelling house and commit a felony therein!uwu ndimlandu waukulu kwambiri ndipo minimum sentence is eight year with or without fine!

  23. House breaking is one of the felony cases in penal code sikut walangidwa chifukwa choba 37pin. I hpe the case was ‘Breaking into a building and commiting a felony therein’

  24. Lutepo stole 4billion =11yrs. Ndiye mwati woba K35,000 not even a million, 8 yrs? Heee! Chilungamo palibe padzikopano!

  25. Mwina majudge amaona ndimunthu oberedwayo Nanga mphawi nzako ukamubere 35grnd.Imeneyo ilingati 2.7billion kwa mphawi nzakoyo.Boma ukalibera 1.5billion kulingati kuba chikolopa cha ntoilet.Ndiye aMalawi anzanga musadabwe.

  26. Ofcourse kutchyola nyumba yamwini ndikuba nditchimo koma koma chilangocho chikufanana ndi chamunthu oba ma billion a nthu osauka adzko la Malawi bwanji????

  27. 8 what?,shame on u malawian judges. k35.000 ndi chani?. osangomuuza abweze ndalamayo bwanji?….ndikanakutchulani mbuzi koma mbuzi ndi ndiwo…..Agalu inu muganixexo kawiri.

  28. Shame on u judge’s wht abt thoz pple wh has stln de huge amount of cashgate money 4 de poor Malawian,wht hpn to Mr Mpwiyo jst 4 11yrs bt its alt of millions he has stln?.Smtyms u ve to be fair plz 35pin agnst 8yrs,any wy i jst pass bt am feel sorry to my brother cz its nt all dys r sundays.

    • man kwanu kunayamba kwabela okuba usiku ndikuthyola nyumba nkuba????ukanakhala kut zinayamba zakuchitikilapo sunakati u feel sorry for him coz atha kukupha atakupeza nyumba usiku ameneyu…kwa ine ndakhutila nacho chigamulocho

  29. Tinene kuti Mwachita kuwerenga Newspaper yalero?? Nanga nkhani imenei mwaitenga kuti?? Lero ndi Sunday ma Court amakhala otseka ndiye ife nkhani za Milandu weekend sitiva koma za Sports..

  30. Yoo don’t make me laugh wakuba ndalama zakukwana ma bıllıon ya makwacha kumupa 3yrs but for thıs amount of money 8yrs ın jaıl.Your worshıp what exactry you lookıng at when you chargıng people.Your worshıp are you also a corrupt judge.Please let judge crımınals accordıng to theır crıme (case).

  31. Kundende Ndikwa Amphawi! Anthu Okuba Ndalama Zankhani Nkhani 5-6 Years.35pin 8 Years Wat Does That Tell Us? The Courts R Trying To Tell Malawians To Steal Alot Of Money Inorder To Get A Lenient Sentence.If U Steal Less U Will Rot In Jail! Thats Malawi And Its Laws.

    • Our Judges And Magestrates Are Corrupt.They Were Together @ Xool With Some Of These Lawyers So There Is A Secrete Game Being Played But Its Harming Ordinaly Malawian Who Has No Defence. Shame On Our Paliamenterians! They Dont Have Time To Look Into Our Constitution And Balance It.

    • Nop munthuyu anapalamula mlandu waukulu zedi.inu musangoyangana theft koma anapalamula winaxo umene ndi breaking into a building and commit felony therein.umenewu ndiwaukulu zedi ndipo ma judge alondola kupereka chilangochi.mind u zilango samangolota ndizolembalembabmogwirizana ndi mirandu

    • Nop munthuyu anapalamula mlandu waukulu zedi.inu musangoyangana theft koma anapalamula winaxo umene ndi breaking into a building and commit felony therein.umenewu ndiwaukulu zedi ndipo ma judge alondola kupereka chilangochi.mind u zilango samangolota ndizolembalembabmogwirizana ndi mirandu

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