Angry mob in Ntchisi District has torched to death a couple suspected of practicing witchcraft, Faceofmalawi can reveal.
The mob accused the couple of having a hand in the death of a 13 year old boy who allegedly ‘fell off’ a ‘witchcraft plane’ and died after complaining about a headache and died at Ntchisi District Hospital where he was admitted to.
Ntchisi Police Public Relations Officer Richard Kaponda confirmed of the development and identified the deceased as Dickson Thomas and Veronica Simeon.
The child is said to have accused the two of practicing witchcraft before his death.
Postmortem conducted at Ntchisi District Hospital established that death was due to severe bleeding caused by open wounds and neurologinic shock by severe burns.
Meanwhile the police in Ntchisi district are on the hunt for the suspects.
Follow our Instagram