Lake View Resort Manager Gift Mtambo has been arrested by police in connection to the murder of the owner of the resort, Mr. Allan Michael Fay 58.
Northern Region Police Spokesperson Peter Kalaya confirmed of the arrest in a statement made available to faceofmalawi reporter.
Fay, a British national, who was staying at the resort with his family, was found dead in the early hours of Thursday, June 27, 2019 one hundred metres from the resort.
Preliminary police investigations reveal that Fay left the resort at around 8 p.m on Wednesday to escort his manager who live within the area on foot.
It has been learnt that after realising that her husband was taking long, the deceased’s wife, Tina Kamanga and other employees of the resort formed a search party and started looking for him.
He was found in the early hours of Thursday dumped in the bush some metres from the road with deep cuts in the head and face.
The assailants also went away with his two mobile phones.
Fay’s body has since been taken to Mzuzu Central Hospital where a postmortem is expected to be done.