Man kills Gule wamkulu in self-defence


Police in Kasungu have arrested a man aged 23 for killing another man who was in Gule wamkulu regalia.

The murdered man has been identified as Ganizani Soko.

The incident occurred on Tuesday at Chifisi village in the area of sub traditional authority Mnyanja in the district.

According to Kasungu Police publicist Harry Namwaza, Soko the Gule wamkulu saw Mtonga and started chasing him. Mtonga tried to run away but Soko kept on chasing him.

Mtonga later stopped running and Soko caught him. The Gulewamkulu then started hitting Mtonga with a stick.

However, Mtonga snatched the stick and whipped Soko who fell on the spot. Soko was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.