Police in Mulanje have confiscated two homemade pistols together with ammunitions from a 38-year-old man in the district.
According to a police file, police received information that Edson Davie of Magombo village, Traditional Authority Mkanda in Mulanje was keeping two pistols and ammunitions at his house.
Police say the wife of the suspect went to Mayani Police with the information that her husband had guns in their house.
It is said that the wife reported the matter fearing that one day the man would kill her if a quarrel broke out between the two.
Upon checking the house of the suspect, police found two homemade pistols and fifteen ammunitions.
At the time of searching, the suspect was away but the Police party was on ground looking for him and he was arrested at the trading centre on Thursday.
Upon being interrogated, the man revealed that he manufactured both the ammunitions and the pistols himself.
Meanwhile, the suspect is under police custody as he will soon appear before court to answer charges of possessing pistols and ammunitions.