A minibus caller has killed a fellow tout over K140 at Chikapa Trading Centre in Machinjiri Township in Blantyre City.
Assistant Public Relations Officer for Limbe police Widson Nhlane, identified the deceased as Maxwel Matekenya, 21.
Nhlane said that on Friday the two minibus touts were paid an amount of 140 Kwacha by a minibus driver.
The touts however started fighting over the money.
“The two started quarrelling over the money they were paid from one of the minibus drivers and they started fighting which made the deceased bleed heavily,” said Nhlane.
He added that the deceased was taken to Queen Elizabeth Central hospital where he died whilst receiving treatment.
Members of the community later caught the assailant and handed him over to the police. Meanwhile the suspect is in police custody and will appear in court after police finish investigations. The deceased hailed from T/A Ganya in Ntcheu district whilst the suspect hails from Chitsulo village T/A Mlilima in Chikhwawa district.