Mob murders mentally ill man


A mob in Mangochi has murdered a 24 year-old mentally disturbed man after he was found stealing in the district.

According to Eastern Region Police spokesperson Autilia Kumanga, during the night of 19th July, the deceased, Saidi Bulla was assaulted to death and dumped along an earth road.

“Post-mortem conducted at Lungwena Health Centre revealed that death was due to severe head injuries and loss of blood,” Kumanga said.

ripPolice have since launched investigations to trace the culprits. The deceased hailed from Makumba village, Traditional Authority Chowe in Mangochi.

In a related incident, a 50 year-old man known as Abasi has been killed by an elephant.

The incident happened during the night of 19th July, 2016 when the deceased and his friend went to Liwonde National Park for hunting and whilst there they met an elephant that started chasing them.

“One of them managed to escape but the Abasi was attacked and killed,” Kumanga said.

Postmortem conducted at Malombe Health Centre revealed that death was due to severe loss of blood.

Abasi was from Ghikala village, Traditional Authority Chowe in Mangochi district.



  1. There is no fairness in giving judgement to pple.thats a big symbol that pple failed but only GOD will give judgement to his children satisfactory to what the child was doing on earth.remember a sin is a sin please sin no more

  2. Too bad!…being mad is much more than a disability…it’s like something else is controlling their life, they really don’t know what they are doing!!!..,.. i’m ashamed for being a malawian these days

  3. Mob yisathe, koma yiziyamba yaona munthu wopalamula mlandu yisanayambe kupeleka chilango. Ife tisangofikila kuti mob yalakwa tisaziwe chenicheni chomwe achitira izi chikhalilecho munthu anali wamisala. Mukati bwanji ngati wamisalayo akanapha anthu amob chonsecho iyeyo anagidwa akuba?? Check this out! Mob do not spare any person who harass albinos in any form.

  4. Wamisalatu sikuti amaba ayi koma amangotola chifukwa samazindikira kanthu. Umunthu mwa iye umakhala kuti wachoka. Mwalakwa kupha!!!

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