Malawi Police in the commercial city of Blantyre have arrested three men for taking part in a series of robberies.
The three are Lackson Mahala, 24, Thoko Namankwa, 19, and William Ndove, 31.
Blantyre Police spokesperson, Elizabeth Divala, said the suspects have been stealing laptops, cellphones and money from people around Blantyre and in the neighbouring district of Chiradzulu.
“The suspects broke into an office of an assistant accountant in Chiradzulu and they went away with cash, HP laptop, five cellphones, TNM and Airtel airtime,” said Divala.
Divala further said the suspects also stole two Samsung cellphones from an ambulance driver.
Namankwa hails from Khoviwa Village, Traditional Authority (TA) Chikowi in Zomba, while Mahala hails from Frank Village, TA Ngokwe in Machinga district.
Ndove hails from Chokolo Village, TA Tengani in Nsanje district.
The suspects are yet to appear in court to answer charges of breaking into a building and committing a felony therein which is contrary to section 312 of the penal code.