A businessman of Asian origin was this morning shot in the arm by two unknown robbers who raided his shop in Zomba, Malawi24 can confirm.
According to eye witnesses, the robbers who later drove off in a yet to be identified vehicle in the end failed to steal anything at the shop, Fair Price Shop which is just a stone throw away from H.Adams Wholesalers.
”They came in here and pointed a gun at our boss and asked him to give them money. We were being threatened this time around. But when our boss kept resisting, they shot him in he arm and went out and speedily drove off”said one of the workers who did not want to be named.
The worker says the robbers had done all this in haste in what the workers believe was fear of being netted as some workers had secretly alerted police and suspected they (robbers) knew about this.
Police arrived at the scene when the robbers had already resorted to their adrenaline in an identified vehicle.
The Asian businessman whose identities are being concealed now was rushed to Zomba Central Hospital where he is currently receiving treatment.
At the moment, police officers have surrounded the shop as investigations have already ignited.
Police say they will make a statement in due course saying the matter is being investigated.
The whereabouts of the robbers remain unknown.