Four arrested for Murder in Chitipa


Police in Chitipa have arrested four people for allegedly taking part in the killing of Lyton Sikana, a businessman in the district.

The four have been identified as Yona Sichalwe,26, of Ishalikira village, Richard Simbowe,37, of Lufita village, Marshall Kayuni, 22, of Kawale village, all from Traditional Authority Mwaulambia and Saul Mtambo, 27, of Adam village in Traditional Authority Kameme in Chitipa district.

The four have been arrested in connection to brutal Murder of a prominent businessman, Lyton Sikana.

This followed the intensive investigations into the matter carried by the police.

Sikana was killed and locked up in his own Motorvehicle at one of the lodges in the district.

His body was found on December 7, 2020 in a decomposed state.

The four suspects have appeared before the court of law and they have been remanded at Chitipa prison pending hearing of their case.

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Robert Ngwira
Robert Ngwira
Attended Our Future Private Secondary School in Rumphi from 2006-2009 Holder of Diploma in Journalism from Malawi Institute of Journalism (MIJ) Hobbies, reading newspapers, going out with friends, listening to radio and watching football. Email:

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