A day which begun with joy to the family members of Winter Chimika, ended up in misery after their son was mercilessly shot dead at his home on Thursday evening at around 6pm.
The deceased identified by his relatives as Winter Tazz Chimika hailed from Sanga area under Traditional Authority Mankhambira in Nkhata Bay district and he was living in Hillbrow, Johannesburg.
As indicated by reports from his relatives, on the day of his demise, he went to Home Affairs with his little girl, upon getting back home he sat down with his land lady whom he had a few contentions with for quite a while to permit him move out from the house he was leasing in light of the fact that he was being abused by her.
It is alleged that the land lady reached the point of switching off electricity whenever she wants to cook or take a shower. This could mostly make him go and eat at the restaurant with his family.
Subsequent to seeing that the circumstances at the house were bad and the land lady was furious with him, Tazz called the Police to come and intervene.
“Be the police did not come in time. While he was outside his house, four people came and grabbed his cellphone, as he was attempting to reclaim it, one of the criminals got hold of his gun and shot him on the stomach. He tumbled down and died on the spot.”, said one of the relatives.
Most of Malawians residing in South Africa have died subsequent to being shot by robbers at their homes or on their way to work.
President Zuma this week said they need to toughen up laws of the nation to avoid the killings of innocent people which has been going on regularly in the rainbow country.
“I think we ought to force extreme laws on these heinious killings in our nation, it disheartens me to hear such occurrences constantly”, said Zuma.
South African nationals have likewise been griping with the present circumstance in their nation refering to that robbers are conveying trepidation to individuals and they generally get away with it.