Police in Chitipa are hunting for criminals who brutally killed a watchman last Friday night.
Gladwell Simwaka, PRO for Chitipa Police Station said the man was murdered at his work place at Maka Trading Centre in the district.
“The criminals broke into the shop by digging a hole at the back of the shop. They went away with K1.1 million cash and various items worthy millions of kwachas.” He said
The Chitipa Police Station PRO has disclosed that the postmortem conducted at Chitipa District Hospital showed that death was due to strangulation.
“Police appeals to everyone with information that may lead to the arrest of the criminals, to contact the nearest police formation.” Urged Simwaka