Efforts to curb criminal activities in Mzuzu by police have yielded positive results for the third time in a fortnight after recovering items worth millions and arresting two suspects.
Mzuzu Police public relations officer Martin Tul Bwanali said a 24 year old man, Frank Mkandawire of Chimutu Village under Traditional Authority Mtwalo in Mzimba district and Amaka Mwakasungula 30, of Mwakasungula Village in the area of Traditional Authority Kyungu in Karonga have been arrested on suspicion that they are connected to the theft of these items in different locations in the City.
“This time around the following household items pegged at over 10 million kwacha have been recovered: 3 LG plasma tv sets, 2 samsung plasma tv sets,1ecco plasma tv set and 1 hinsense plasma tv set”, said Martin.
He added, 1 samsung radio, 2 samsung subwoofers, 1 telefunken subwoofer, 2 speakers, 2 amplifiers ,1 men’s suit and one generator have also been recovered”.
The Publist said so far, four plasma tv sets have been positively identified by their respective legal owners.
The two who are expected to appear in court soon to answer house breaking and theft charges were nabbed following a tip by members of the public about the items the two were offering for sale.
Meanwhile police are urging residents who had their houses broken into and items stolen to check with Mzuzu Police Station.