Despite a slight increase in the crime rate in the first half of 2023 in Mangochi district, Mangochi Police Station, through its prosecution branch headed by Inspector Amos Mwase, has emerged first in completed cases in the entire Eastern Region with a success rate of 93%.

According to the biannual report released at the regional level, Mangochi Police has outperformed other stations including Zomba, Balaka, Machinga, Liwonde, and Monkey-Bay.

Amina Tepani Daudi

Out of the 343 cases received by the station’s prosecution branch for court in the first six months of this year, Mwase and his team completed 318 cases and secured 254 convictions.

The station currently has 25 outstanding cases, with 20 cases resulting in acquittals and 28 cases being withdrawn.

Ms. Violet Magwaya, the Commissioner responsible for the Eastern Region, has congratulated the prosecution team through the Officer In-Charge for the station, Mr. Timothy Phiri, Senior Assistant Commissioner of Police (SACP), for their professional and tireless work.

The station is motivated by this achievement and assures the public that it’s officers will continue to apprehend offenders and advocate for maximum penalties in court, aiming to make Mangochi a crime-free zone.

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