Police in Mzuzu are keeping in the cooler a 26 year old man, identified as Isaac Chiumia of Chituka village in the area of Traditional Authourty Malengamzoma in Nkhata Bay district for the charge of murder contrary to section 209 of the penal code.
Mzuzu Police deputy public relations officer Cecilia Mfune told News Watch Reviews that the suspect has been arrested after stabbing to death a 28 year old man, Martin Mazunda of Mpamba in the area of Traditional Authority Timbiri in Nkhata Bay district.
“The incident happened on October 4, 2016 at around 2200 hours at St Augustine. The deceased was in his shop, suddenly the suspect came and stabbed him with a knife on the chest”, said Cecilia.
She added, “the deceased died upon reaching Mzuzu Central Hospital and the suspect was arrested, now in custody awaiting his trial”.
Police have not yet established the reason why the suspect resorted to end the life of his fellow man.