Driver who caused Mzuzu accident hands himself in to police

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The driver who was at large after a tipper he was driving was involved in a fatal road accident at Msiki is now under police custody at Mzuzu Police Station.

The driver has been identified as 45 year-old Wilfred Mandala of Kayipsya village in the area of Traditional Authority Changata in Thyolo district.

Mzuzu accident

Mzuzu accident

According to Public Relations Officer for Mzuzu Police Martin Bwanali, Mandala handed himself to Kanengo Police Station last Saturday and was sent to Mzuzu on Monday 13th September.

He is to answer the charge of causing death by reckless driving.

Four cars were involved in the accident that happened near Ekwendeni in Mzuzu. The cars were a minibus, the tipper, a lorry and another minibus.

The driver of the minibus which carried Chiputula CCAP Sunday School Choir was among the fifteen people who died. He breathed his last while receiving medical treatment.

The driver of the other minibus is still in hospital whereas the three tonner lorry driver was treated as an outpatient.

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  1. Apapa aliyense woyendetsa galimoto akuyenera mumakhala ndi udindo potsatira malamulo a PA nseu komaso cheru. Ma driver ena ndi amene amapamgitsa ngozi anzawo osalakwa. Popeza Amati ngozi za mbiri more than 80% ndizopeweka.

  2. He needs to rot in prison for the rest of his lif IF HE WAS UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCHOL. Zingamatase mwachamba ambuli amenewa anyanya

  3. It would be another story,had he not drunk. We need to abide by our laws. Besides,cautions about not driving while drunk are announced day in and day out. Kuderera ndi kupeputsa zinthu aMalawi. Kuledzera kwake kwaphetsa anthu osalakwa ambirimbiri. NGOZI ZIMAKHALA PONSEPONSE *BUT LETS AVOID*

  4. Amoses yakhulani ngati muli ndi mutu oganizira osango lemba bola mwalemba kapena kwanu simumwalila muzaziona ifa ndiyo wawa!! Muziona inu si guy!!

  5. Tikuziwa palibe angachitire dala koma kwazathu ma driver chonde yesesani pa seu pofunika kusamala palibe kujaila…tangoganizani inu kupita ku road traffic mkapeze atalezera zomwe mkufuna zingayende?..inuso isamaleni office yanu chondeeee!!

  6. Sipaliso chaphindu pakutele apa tidaluza kale miyo yaanthu ambirimbiri ena abale ndi alongo adavulala kwambiri tinena pano adalumala tsono zimenezo sizinganukhekathu tikudziwa kuti ndimphamvu ya kumidima koma mudzina la CHRIST JESUS ndikutsutsananayo mkotelo ndingoti mizimu ya anthu amene tidaluza iwuse mumntendele amen

  7. mudzadziona simuidziwa ngozi,ndani angakonze ngozi?tithokoze kuti driver ali moyo akanafa mukanatani.Inu ndi driver ine ndi driver enanu mudzakhalanso driver we dont know what will happen next.