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The Lilongwe Magistrate Court on Thursday morning remanded for the next one month, two murder suspects; Macdold Kumwembe,38 and Robert Kadzuwa, 33 until investigations are concluded.
The are expected to be charged with the attempted murder which is contrary to Section 223 of the Malawi Penal Code. They are accused of shooting the Budget Director in the Ministry of Finance Paul Mphwiyo Friday night.
Presenting his case before Senior Resident Magestrate Patrick Chirwa, Director of Prosecution Bruno Kalemba informed the court that he brought the suspects to court to have the formally charged and seek a 30-day remand for the suspects as investigations on the case are was underway.
The government Chief Prosecutor also informed the court that the case and the charges of the suspects could change as the victim, Paul Mphwiyo was still in critical but stable condition in hospital.
Defence lawyer representing the two, Sikwese of Sikwese & Company also appealed to the court not to put the suspects on full remand.
However but Senior Magistrate Patrick Chirwa ruled in favour of the state therefore the suspects were remanded for 30 days.
Meanwhile, some reports indicate that the third person who was arrested alongside the accused is the one who tipped the Police before the incident took place.
According to investigations by this blogger, the man was not satisfied with the money that he was given for the mission hence tipping Police officers of the plot.
According to sources, when the suspects were being arrested at Bvumbwe in Thyolo district, they were in possession of MK2.5 million that was set for sharing.


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