Balaka Police Station is keeping in custody a 28-year-old woman, Anny Bamusi and her 45-year-old mother, Catherine John for suspected to have murdered a 39- year-old man, Charles Makawa.
Balaka Police Public Relations Officer Precious Makuta confirmed of the development in a statement made available to the press.
According to Makuta, Charles married the first suspect some years back, but their marriage went sour as misunderstandings rose in between the couple.
âOn July 31, 2020 Charles went missing until August 9 when it was revealed that he was murdered and buried at Ntalikachao stream.
âAnny and her mother are suspected to have murdered the late Charles with a hole.
After receiving the report, Balaka police visited the scene together with medical officials from Balaka District Hospital,â reads in part the police report
He added: âThe body was exhumed while in a decomposed state for postmortem by the medical officials whose results indicate that death was due to loss of blood.â
The suspects will appear in court soon for the charge of murder contravening section 209 of the penal code after thorough investigations are done.
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