Two guards in jail for killing thief


Police in Bvumbwe have arrested two men for beating a suspected thief who died a day later.

According to Assistant Public Relations Officer Widson Nhlane, the two murder suspects are identified as Emmanuel Foster aged 28 and Issah Kailosi aged 64 who are security guards of Mphedzu estate.

Nhlane said the deceased, 38 year-old Leymon Meja, went to the estate to steal blue gum trees on 25 September this year and was caught by the two guards who assaulted him.

cuffsHe added that when the deceased went home, his relatives took to him to Bvumbwe police where he was issued with a medical report to receive treatment at Thyolo district hospital. Meja was treated as an outpatient but he died the next day.

This provoked the villagers who went to the estate and damaged office windows, burnt a forest, and cut down blue gum trees.

Police rushed to calm the situation and after investigations, on 11 October they arrested the two guards.

The two will appear before court soon to answer murder charges as they are suspected to have acted contrary to section 209 of the penal code.

The deceased hailed from Namaona village T/A Chimaliro in Thyolo district.

In another incident, a 15 year old boy has died after being hit by a falling branch of blue gum tree in Thyolo.

Limbe police deputy spokesperson identified the deceased as Albert Khawaleya who was staying at Kaombe village.

Nhlane said the incident occurred when the deceased went to a maize field for farming activities.

“The deceased Albert Khawaleya went to a maize field for farming activities and while there a branch of a blue gum tree fell on him,” said Nhlane.

His relatives took him to Thyolo hospital where he was pronounced dead upon arrival. Postmortem results show that he died due to head injuries.

The deceased hailed from Nkambe village T/A Bvumbwe in Thyolo district.



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  3. Killing human is called murder, beating a thief is trying to reduce the lawlessness or to reduce the interest of thieves to thieving. If a thief dies from a fair beating he dies like a soldier from war the shooter is not arrested. I don’t support the arrest

  4. So in anything you hate Police? u have no idea what it is and all u do is kutukwana mmalo movetsetsa. a Police alakwa chani apa? ” The two will appear before court soon to answer murder charges as they are suspected to have acted contrary to section 209 of the penal code.” and u kno nothing about malamulo and safety of the detained watchmen.. The story clearly says villagers went to estate and wreck havoc, do u have an idea what they cud do to the guards?

  5. M,malo moti muwayamikire agwira ntchito yabwino mukutenga unyolo kuwamanso, kodi chabwino ndi chiti ? Nanga analembedwa ntchito yatani anthuwo ? ZACHAMBA

  6. Apolisi amasangalala akuba akamatibera bwanji awamangA azilondawo? Awatulutse azilondawo sanalakwe. Akagwidwa aziphedwa basi akagwidwa umbava waonjeza kwabvumbwe kuno great news for guards job well done police at bvumbwe release the guards.

  7. A police zakuwawani chifukwa balao yaphedwa.mumafuna kuti alondao aphedwe kuti bavao mukaigwira mukaitchanje ndlama nyama ndi green pa bello.mwanya.

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