An education officer in Dedza has sustained serious injuries after he was hacked with a machete by unknown man while he was working in his office.
Dedza Police Spokesperson Sub Inspector Edward Kabango confirmed of the development in an interview with Zodiak Broadcasting Station (ZBS) and identified the victim as Shadreck Billiati, aged 27, from Sukasuka village Traditional Authority Kachere in Dedza.
‚ÄúThe victim works as zonal education management information officer for boma [district headquarters] zone and he was in his office when the suspect came as a customer to have his CV typed.
“After a few minutes, the suspect produced a panga knife and hacked Mr Billiat several times; then fled with a laptop and a cellphone,‚ÄĚ said Kabango.
He said currently Mr. Billiat has been admitted to Dedza District Hospital and the police are hunting for the suspect.
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