Three in for stealing Strabag vehicle


Police in Mzuzu on Tuesday arrested three people for stealing a vehicle belonging to construction firm, Strabag International.

The Toyota Townace registration number NB 9381 was stolen at the company’s construction site at Mpamba Trading Centre.

After receiving information of the theft, police officers went flat out on the ground to arrest the criminals.

CID officers intercepted the vehicle and arrested the three suspects at Joel Roadblock along the Mzuzu-Nkhata Bay road at around 8 pm on Tuesday.

Strabag is the construction company that constructed the Mzuzu-Nkhata-bay road.

The three suspects are 36-year-old Elias Mwafulirwa from Njalayankhunda Village, T/A Wasambo in Karonga, Augustine Mkumbira, 30, from Khondowe Village, T/A M’bwana in Nkhata-Bay and 17-year-old Steven Saka from Chilawo Village, T/A Chulu in Kasungu.