Police in Mangochi have intercepted 10 goats suspected to have been stolen within the district.

According to Mangochi Police Spokesperson Amina Tepani Daudi, the incident happened on August 8 2022 within Nyanya Crossing Point in Chiponde where border police officers were manning the roadblock.

Daudi said in the course of duties, border police officers heard unusual noise coming from almost 50 metres away from the barrier. This prompted the officers to make a follow up hence intercepted three unidentified men who were controlling 10 goats from Malawi to Mozambique using uncharted routes.

She added that the three abandoned the goats after noticing that they were being followed.

It is believed that the goats were stolen from Malawi and were being taken to Mozambique for sale.

Meanwhile, police are therefore advising concerned ones to visit the said police formation or any nearest police in order to identify the animals.

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