Police have instituted a search for a 38-year-old fisherman who went missing after going out on a fishing mission on Lake Malawi.
Karonga police have identified the missing person as Kelvin Gowa who comes from Mgoyera village in the area of traditional authority Wasambo in Karonga district.
According to police report, Molija Ndhlovi who is the father to the missing person told the police that his son went missing on Tuesday, 26th June 2018.
“Facts are that on the material date and time the missing person went for fishing using his canoe and never returned as usual. Later that day, some fishermen found his canoe floating with his fishing nets, “according to police report.
Following that, villagers went to report the matter to officers at Chilumba police post and Malawi Navy Army Soldiers who embarked on a search that proved futile.
Meanwhile, inquiries and investigations are still in progress to trace the missing person.