Police have successfully arrested Felix Banda, 28 and in the process recover a motor vehicle Nissan Tilda Latio BU 2374 belonging to Mrs Beatrice Kalungulu which was stolen at Game Complex in Lilongwe on August 9,2016 at around 1100 hrs.
According to the Police, on the material day Banda robbed the vehicle and removed the registration number of the vehicle and replaced it with BS 9292.
He then drove to Mulanje and went to a certain garage where he left it for its colour to be changed. The suspect promised to collect the vehicle on 13 August, 2016.
After leaving, the owner of the garage became suspicious and tipped off the police who on August 14, 2016 ambushed Banda and successfully arrested him.
Meanwhile police are still investigating the case and Banda will appear before court soon when police investigations are completed.
The suspect hails from Mphula village in the area of Traditional Authority Ganya in Ntcheu district.