The Nkhunga Court in Nkhotakota has convicted and sentenced 29 year-old Gomezgani Munthali to two years imprisonment with hard labour for stealing assorted items from a shop in the district.
According to Nkhotakota Police Public Relations Officer Sub-Inspector Williams Kaponda, the suspect was arrested after stealing the items at Sani Trading Centre in the district.
Public Prosecutor Sub-Inspector James Muyira presented facts of the matter and the suspect was later found guilty for the offence of theft.
Passing judgement, His Worship Kingsley Buleya of Nkhunga Court slapped Munthali with a two year jail term for the offence. Munthali hails from Mwalughali village, Traditional Authority Mwilang’ombe in Karonga district.
The same court has also convicted and sentenced Samson Mulenga, 23, to pay a fine of K15, 000 or in default to serve 9 months in jail with hard labour for unlawful wounding of another person.
Mulenga hails from Kamange 1, Traditional Authority Malengachanzi in Nkhotakota.