Police in Chitipa are hunting for criminals following the brutal killing of a watchman at his work place at Maka Trading Centre in the district.
The incident occurred on March 13, 2020 during night hours.
The Watchman has been identified as Patson Msukwa aged 51 of Namuyemba village in Traditional Authority Mwaulambia in Chitipa district.
The criminals further broke into the shop by digging a hole at the back of the shop.
They went away with 1.1 million cash and various items worthy millions of kwacha. Postmortem conducted at Chitipa District Hospital showed that death was due to strangulation.
Police in the district have launched a man hunt and appeals to everyone with information that may lead to the arrest of the Criminals, to contact the nearest police formation.
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