Malawi Police in Blantyre have shot dead a suspect who in company of others were on the verge of stealing at OG plastics in Maselema in an incident that also saw a police officer being shot dead as the robbers retaliated.
According to information Malawi24 has, the incident happened on Saturday at around 3 pm.
Eye witnesses say the armed robbers exchanged fired with the police officers as they arrived on the incident.
“They exchanged fire shots with the police officers and that’s when the two (officer and suspect) got shot” the witness explained.
An Indian national is also said to have been badly wounded in the process.
The other robbers are at the moment on the run.
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