Civil society has slammed President Peter Mutharika for appointing Acting Inspector General of Police Rodney Jose, saying he has no moral mandate to occupy the senior post, as he is a suspect in the murder of student and activist Robert Chasowa. The death, which made international headlines, was ruled a suicide under the Mutharika administration. However In 2012, the results of a commission of inquiry led by previous president Joyce Banda's administration, ruled his death a murder.
New Police Chief Jose is Suspect in Chasowa Murder
Nyasa Times, 4 April 2018
Governance expert Makhumbo Munthali has observed that the replacement of Malawi Police Service (MPS) Inspector General (IG) Lexten Kachama with Rodney Jose in an acting capacity… Read more »
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State Has Failed to Prosecute 2011 Murder Suspects
Nyasa Times, 9 October 2017
The High Court of Malawi has relaxed bail conditions for two of the 15 people suspected of a role in the 2011 mysterious death of Robert Chasowa, a fourth year engineering student… Read more »
Student Murder Inquiry Will Drag On - Justice Minister
Nyasa Times, 14 February 2017
Malawi government will take a long time before engaging foreign investigators to establish how Polytechnic student Robert Chasowa was killed. Read more »
Some Gurus Behind Njauju, Chasowa Murders - Mkwezalamba
Nyasa Times, 12 December 2016
The murder of of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) director of corporate services Issa Njauju and University of Malawi student Robert Chasowa mighthave been carried with orders of… Read more »
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