‘Dexter Kanike was beaten with metals’-Police


Unknown thugs beat ex Malawi Broadcasting Corporation (MBC) -Television presenter Dexter Kanike with metals- something which led to his death, police say.

Dexter Kanike

Dexter Kanike slain.

Kanike who hosted Melody Hour program on MBC TV died on Wednesday and was attacked at his residence in Chirimba Blantyre.

According to Blantyre Police Publicist, Elizabeth Divala, the thieves had demanded money from Kanike and when he kept saying he had no money, they beat him up with metals.

Divala says the thieves then went ahead to steal money that they had found before they took Kanike’s laptop and left him struggling for his life.

Police say Kanike died at the Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital.

At the moment, doctors are to give a report to the police on what type of metals might have been used by the thieves.

Police have since ignite a manhunt for the attackers.



  1. No one is safe in Malawi just image president falling down during a day on public yet he has thousands of boadguards soround him what more poor citizens and at night?

  2. Its always gud to b honest to thieves who have come in large number. My brother(role model) alwys told me to calm down. They come to steal, kill and destroy. zinthu zikuDula these days, kuberedwa its soo painful but we lack security in this country, that’s paramount to us. I feel bad bad and touched may his soul rest in peace and plz let’s continue mob justice as we are doing, we have to kill all these stupid robbers, let’s unite

  3. matembelero amgonagona apite kwa anthu onse amene atenga gao pa imfa ya bexter …. abale ana aanthu amene apanga izi umphawi wamgonagona usazawachoke …matenda osaziwika bwino azawakakamile ….. … chifukwa munthu oti sanakulakwileni simungamchosele moyo mpaka chifukwa cha laptop

  4. Malawi Dziko langa.watani??…Mmmm kwagwa thambo…KU KASINA.(mmidzi iyi MAKWINJA ndi KASINA)…Group Village Head Man Kasina….MY HIS SOUL…REST IN PEACE……

  5. Timemark! Bible prophecy being fulfilled,this is an act of satanism where is that love for one another? This is high time kodi zosunga ndalama mnyumba zikanalipobe? Akuba mukati akupatseni ndalama mumati azitenge kuti?ndiyemumuphe mzanu mpaka? Tamverani ngati ndinu akupha,mzimu wanu udzasautsidwa ndimwazi umenewu munalenga moyo siinu mudzayankha ndithu!

  6. Zonsezi izi MCP ndi kamuzu wawo osafayo ndi tembo nkwiyo uja wayamba kutuluka pano muka onsesa athu akuphedwa kwambiri mbuyomo anali a youth

  7. hardcore criminals being tamed a humane society. those were no amatuer criminals with know-how in effecting torture to an innocent life. and these are most evasive to lawful custody. very pathetic.