Lilongwe Resident Magistrate Court on Thursday convicted and sentenced a habitual criminal, Molosoni Phiri to 21 years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) for robbery and malicious damage.
The court heard through police prosecutor Inspector Grace Mafosha that on May 23, 2020, Molosoni along with his friends invaded Lilongwe Water Board in Area 10 and damaged three vehicles besides stealing property worth more than K4.6 million.
Molosoni was answering two counts that include malicious damage contrary to Section 304 of the Penal
Code and robbery, contrary to Section 301 of the Penal Code.
Mafosha pleaded with the court for stiffer punishment, saying Molosoni is a habitual criminal.