Police in Ntchisi district have arrested a 34-year-old man for allegedly murdering a 34-year-old man.
The incident happened on Monday May 30 2016 at Nthesa Trading Centre in Ntchisi.
Police have identified the suspect as Jastine Malondera of Chilasa
Village whereas the deceased is Falioti Ponda of Kanyenda Village, all
from the area of Traditional Authority Kalumo in Ntchisi.
Police investigations revealed that on Sunday May 29 2016 at around
4pm the deceased went to Nthesa Trading Centre to drink beer.
It is alleged that whilst there a quarrel broke with the suspect.
Later the deceased left for home but the suspect followed him and
assaulted him on the abdomen.
The deceased went home but upon arrival he informed his wife that he
has been assaulted by the suspect.
It was then on Monday May 30 2016 when the deceased died.
Police visited the scene and postmortem conducted at Ntchisi District
Hospital revealed that death was caused due to severe anaemia
secondary to raptured spleen.