Friday, February 23, 2024
HomeCrimeMan sentenced to 18 months IHL over theft of NRB ID

Man sentenced to 18 months IHL over theft of NRB ID


Mchinji Third Grade Magistrate Court has convicted and sentenced a 35-year-old man, Frank Tobias of Matutu Village, to 18 months imprisonment with hard labor for stealing a National Registration Bureau (NRB) Identity Card belonging to Elemensia Zitaye to access Affordable Input Program (AIP) fertilizer.

{loadmoduleid 126}

According to state prosecutor Sub Inspector Gerald Ngoma, the incident occurred on January 24, 2023, when the ACB was monitoring AIP fertilizer selling points in Mchinji.

{loadmoduleid 126}

Elemensia Zitaye reported to the officers that she was unable to redeem her fertilizer because her ID had been stolen. After follow-ups by Kamwendo Police Post, the suspect was traced where he was dragged before the court.

{loadmoduleid 126}

The accused has been convicted on his own plea of guilty and sentenced to 18 months IHL by T.G.M II Samuel Chakudza.

Mchinji police therefore strictly warn all vendors that are not using their own IDs to access AIP fertilizer that once traced they will face the law.

{loadmoduleid 126}

Tobias hails from Matutu Village, Traditional Authority M’duwa in Mchinji district. 


Thyolo district registers high crime rate

Thyolo District Police Station has raised concern over rapid increase of crimes such as homicide, theft, defilement and suicide in the first half of 2023 saying this is sad development comparing with the year 2022 during the same period.

Police in Mchinji nab three over medical drugs

Police in Mchinji have arrested three men for allegedly trading medical drugs without a license.

Humair Salim Mahomed Sidik Jussab found with stolen car, police list him on Interpol

Malawi Police Service (MPS) has placed criminal charges on Humair Salim Mahomed Sidik Jussab, a young brother to businessman Mohamed Shabir Salim Jussab, for being found with a stolen car.

Man in police custody for killing wife

Police in Mangochi have arrested Robert Josaya, 34, for allegedly killing his 27-year-old wife, Edna Molesi, over marital issues.

Latest Posts

popular posts

Mchinji’s agriculture committee emphasises on collaboration

Mchinji District Agriculture Extension Coordination Committee (DAECC) has stressed the need for strong relationships and collaboration among stakeholders to sustain agriculture initiatives being implemented in the district.

Woman drags Nankhumwa to court over child maintenance issues

A little known woman, Letina Kamwamba, has dragged Leader of Opposition and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential aspirant, Kondwani Nankhumwa, to court over child maintenance issues.

2024 Aviator Strategy and Tips to Win (TESTED AND VERIFIED)

With the recent surge of users on Premierbet Malawi Aviator; we keep seeing many Facebook and Twitter posts about whether there’s a strategy of some sort for the Aviator game. We haven’t seen any definite answers to this which pushed us to answer this, using a program that compiles the results and gives you an idea of different strategies and numbers to try on Aviator.

MCP publicist Reverend Maurice Munthali resigns

Publicity Secretary for the Malawi Congress Party (MCP) Reverend Maurice Munthali has resigned from his position, citing the prevailing governance atmosphere marred by persistent corruption allegations and related scandals as reasons for his resignation.

MK17.28bn Mzuzu Civic Office Complex construction at 45%

Plem Construction Limited (PCL) has disclosed that progress of the construction of the first ever Mzuzu Civic Office Complex is at 45 percent.
Nthanda Times