Kanengo Police on Saturday netted three dangerous criminals in Area 49 who had been on the police wanted list for a myriad of heinous crimes including murder and robbery with violence.
According to Police, the suspects Dan Phiri, 44, Gregory Chiwatu, 32, and Reuben Mbewe, 30, were cornered within the confines of their homes after police launched a manhunt for the robbers in connection to the stealing of hardware assorted items valued at MK1.5 million from a shop in Kanengo.
“However, the first and second accused persons were also on the run for various other felonious offences that they committed in Lilongwe, Mchinji, Kasungu, and Blantyre,” Police said.
According to the law enforcers, after concluding the charges at Kanengo police, the culprits will be handed over to various stations for further prosecution of their previous cases.
Dan Phiri hails from Ndalamira village Traditional Authority Ganya in Ntcheu district, Gregory Chiwatu comes from Nthumbo village Traditional Authority Chilowamatambe in Kasungu district while Reuben Mbewe hails from Chateka village Traditional Authority Khongoni in Lilongwe district.