by Brino Kayanga Mwale.
A SUSPECTED MURDERER, MURDERED IN NTCHISI DISTRICT.
Police in Ntchisi are hunting for unknown people who have murdered a (42 year old man), on suspicion that he has been killing people around the villages of chilembwe area Traditional Authority (T/A)Malenga. The deceased who has been identified as Billy Kachigamba was murdered on October, 02, 2019. Around 1700hrs at chilembwe village.
The preliminary investigations has revealed that, there were a number of sudden deaths by drowning in village of chilembwe and other surrounding villages. Later rumours speculated that the deceased together with his two colleagues, who run away after noticing that their friend has been murdered by angry mob. Were killing people and throw them in a near by river to disguise as if the cause of death was drowning.
On October 02, 2019. 22 villages around chilembwe village, mobilized themselves and managed to catch the suspect (deceased), assault him to death and later burned his body. The angry mob further went to the houses of his two friends, demolished them and burned them. The matter was later reported to police and scene was visited together with medical officials from Ntchisi district hospital. Postmortem conducted revealed that death was due to head injuries secondary to severe loss of blood.
The police has since advised the general public not to take the law into their on hands to avoid interfering with investigations.
The deceased hailed from chilembwe village Traditional Authority (T/A) malenga in Ntchisi.