Malawi Police Service says it is struggling to fight increased cases of Cyber-Crime related offenses that are overwhelming the law enforcement organisation.
Indigenous Business Association of Malawi (IBAM) President Mike Mlombwa has hailed government for the plan to be procuring Police uniform locally, describing it as a positive step in promoting indigenous businesses.
The Inspector General of Police, Dr. George Kainja, says the general public should expect more arrests of corrupt police officers as the institution has intensified the fight against corruption to reverse the trend in the service.
Minister of Homeland Security, Richard Chimwendo Banda, has called for patience as Independent Police Commission and Malawi Human Rights Commission investigate shooting of a Polytechnic student, Blessings Nyondo.
The Malawi Defense Force MDF, Malawi Police Service and the Immigration Department have for the first time rolled out a joint operation on Lake Malawi to intercept illegal immigrants amid the COVID-19 pandemic scare.
The Malawi Police Service (MPS) is training its investigators in wildlife crime investigations as part of initiatives to eradicate wildlife crimes in the country and beyond borders.
Political and governance commentators are accusing the Malawi Police Service of applying selective justice in the way it has handled cases of petrol bomb attacks on opposition figures and human rights defenders.