Four people are in police custody in Phalombe for allegedly being found in possession with human bones suspected to be of a person with albinism.
Phalombe police publicist, Augustus Nkhwazi confirmed of the arrest in an interview with the press, saying the suspects were arrested on Monday.
According to Nkhwazi, the suspects were offering for sale the said human bones to a businessman at Mitekete trading centre in the district who informed the police.
The four suspects are Starford Chimenya, 45, Kondwani Patrick, 38, Rose Kumpama, 39 and Petro Jezemani, 33, a Mozambican national.
The four will appear before court as soon on charges of Prohibition of Sale of Body or Tissue contrary to Section 16 of the Anatomy Act.