Suspected thief beaten to death in Kasungu

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An angry mob in Kasungu district killed a man after he was found stealing from a resident in the district.

Police Public Relations Officer for Kasungu Police Edna Mzingwitsa said the incident happened on Thursday.

PoliceAccording to Mzingwitsa, the 37 year-old man was beaten up by an angry mob after he was caught red handed stealing from one of the residents in Chipozinkhono village in Kasungu.

The villagers initially agreed to take the suspect to police but on the way some of the villagers began assaulting him.

“The angry mob beat him severely and he died on the spot. They later dumped him at a certain bush,” she said.

Mzingwitsa said that police officers together with medical officers went to the bush and a post-mortem indicated that the suspect died due to severe loss of blood.

Meanwhile police investigations on the issue are still underway to find the people who were involved in the murder.

The deceased hailed from Kasiyamu village under Traditional Authority Santhe in Kasungu district.

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  1. Uchitsiru! Mmalo Momafufuza Awa Akupha Ma Albinowa Bzy Ndi Zaziii. Apolisi Mwasowa Zochita Eeeh? Mxiew

  2. The problem is that these people mumawatulusa pa bail 2 to 3 days later then nkhani ija imazimilira, and you expect anthu azikhalabe naye ameneyu in the same neighborhood???

  3. Dil man mwagwila job yayikulu hvy ulemu wanu nose mwagwila job imeneyi mumayenela gift yapadeladela…komaso kwa azanthu awa ma albino killers musamale mudzafa ifa yowawa mukagwida tixikuchosani maso mano muli moyo killin u so soft muziwona

  4. i call upon my fellow citizens NOT to take the Law into their own hands. we are a nation of Laws; why do we have the Courts of Law in Malawi????

  5. i call upon my fellow citizens NOT to take the Law into their own hands. we are a nation of Laws; why do we have the Courts of Law in Malawi????

  6. The title says “suspected thief”, but then it is said in the story that the man was caught “red handed”. which is which?

  7. Kkkkkk weldone atumbuka!! Anthu enawa akuba m’cholinga choti akagwidwa azikadya Nandolo plus m’gaiwa zaboma kuprison pothawa njala m’makwamo, ndepamenepo zayenda ndithuuu!! Tiyeni tiphe zimenezi bax!!

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