Nandolo and Another v Republic (Bail Application) (Homicide Case No. 254 of 2016) [2016] MWHC 593 (03 November 2016);

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF MALAWI

PRINCIPAL REGISTRY

HOMICIDE CASE NO. 254 OF 2016

(BAIL APPLICATION)

 

BETWEEN:

DAVID NANDOLO................................................1ST APPLICANT

JENNY PHWITIKO.................................................2ND APPLICANT

AND

THE REPUBLIC ..........................................................RESPONDENT

 

CORAM: HON. JUSTICE M.L. KAMWAMBE

                Mrs Priminta, of Counsel for the State

                Mr Chipembere, of Counsel for the Applicants

                Mr H. Amos, Official Interpreter

ORDER

Kamwambe J

The Applicants herein were arrested on 17th July, 2016 by Phalombe Police Officers on allegation that they caused the death of Thomas Manyaka of Mkolo village, Traditional Authority Jenala, Phalombe District.

The Applicants applied to the High Court to be released on bail pending trial.

Upon reviewing the facts of the case, this Court found that there is no tangible basis for their arrest and the State does not object to their release. This Court orders that the Applicants be released from custody unconditionally.

Made in Chambers this 3rd day of November, 2016.

M.L. Kamwambe

JUDGE