Malawi Police in Salima are urging members of the general public to come with information that can help them trace the where abouts of unknown suspects who killed a watchman in the district.
According to the district’s Police Public Relations Officer, Gift Chitowe said the watchman was found lying dead outside his work place on Monday, May 29, 2017.
“We are looking for unknown people who are believed to have murdered a 47 year old man who was working as a watchman at FC Bar at Kamuzu Road Trading Centre in Salima”, said Chitowe.
Chitowe said on May 28, the deceased identified as Mr. Lackson Mabasa of Sole Village under Traditional Authority Mwanza, in the district, reported for duties but he was later found dead.
“The deceased reported for duties as usual but at around 00:10 hours, he was found dead outside FC bar fence near the main gate, but with a swollen head,” affirmed Chitowe.
The body was taken to Salima District Hospital where postmortem results revealed that death was due to head injuries after being hit with a hard object.