BLANTYRE HIGH COURT27 june 2022
Judge Dorothy Nyakaunda Kamanga today has sentenced five people to LIFE imprisonment, for murdering Macdonald Masambuka, a boy with albinism.
The five people involved in the saga are Maxwell Matchina Sosola , Cassim White Masambuka’s brother, Dickson Manesi Ndengu, Bashir Lilongwe and Alfred Yohane .
Judge D.N. Kamanga also sentenced 12 other people convicted of various offences in the murder of Masambuka. The judge sentenced a Catholic Priest Father Thomas Muhosha and police officer Chikondi Chileka, Alfred Yohane, Mussa Lilongwe and Innocent Walasi has been sentenced to 30 years imprisonment for extracting in human tissue.
Clinician Lumbani Kamanga, Master Mphulanya Injesi, Lackiness Magombo and Cassim Masambuka have been sentenced to 60 years imprisonment for causing another person to harm a person with disability.
According to Kamanga Muhosha and Chikondi Chileka ,a former police officer breached public trust by committing the offense.
According to Kamanga, the convicts do not deserve leniency,as they did not show mercy to a victim who needed love.
All the convicts are looking down after the verdict.