A Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA) driver identified by police Benson Mhango,28 has been arrested in Mzuzu city on charges of causing death of two people due to careless driving.
Police publicist for the city sub inspector Patrick Saulosi has confirmed the development to Malawi24.
He said the driver was speeding Toyota land cruiser registration number BS 5432 before hitting three motorcycle passengers near Mzuzu stadium.
He went on to say that, two people died on the spot while the other was rushed to Saint Johns mission hospital where she is responding to treatment.
“Particulars of one deceased are yet to be known but the other is Loveness Mwafulirwa. It is true the other is receiving treatment at Saint Johns Mission hospital,” said Saulosi.
The suspect is expected to appear before court to answer charges of causing death due to careless driving.
The minimum or maximum sentence depends on the nature of the accidents.
He hails from Mwilang’ombe area in Karonga district, northern Malawi.