New Malawi Police Chief is Suspect in Student Activist's Murder
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.
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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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 »
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 »
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 »