Police in Lilongwe have arrested a Form 1 student at Mitundu CDSS for allegedly killing a 20-year old man, whom he accused of dating his 16 year old sister.
The suspect has been identified as Godfrey Laiton and the deceased is Nesto Masula, both aged 20.
According to Sub Inspector Foster Benjamin Lilongwe Police Station Deputy Public Relations Officer, the suspect was moving around the village when he bumped into his sister and her boyfriend Masula and he confronted Masula challenging him to stop going around with his sister whom he described as young.
It is then reported that, in anger Masula punched Laiton and, in retaliation, Laiton picked a sharp object and stabbed his opponent in the abdomen.
“The suspect immediately vanished, leaving his victim in a pool of blood, which led to his death. Bunda Police Unit officers took the body to Mitundu Community Hospital where death was certified as a result of abdominal bleeding secondary to stab wounds.” Said Benjamin.
Meanwhile, the suspect has turned himself in to the police where he has been charged with murder.