Police in the northern city of Malawi, Mzuzu, have launched an intensive search to track down an unknown driver who has hit to death Amon Mbunge at Kaweche near Ekwendeni.
Mzuzu police deputy relations officer Cecilia Mfune told News Watch Reviews that the driver was driving an unknown vehicle from Ekwendeni heading to Mpherembe.
“Upon arrival at Kaweche Admarc, he tried to overtake the deceased who was cycling. In the process, the driver who is yet to be identified hit the cyclist who died on the spot after sustaining serious head injuries”, said Cecilia.
Once the driver is apprehended he will be charged with a case of causing death due to reckless driving.
The deceased, aged 26, was a goalkeeper for Ekwendeni United. He hailed from Sekani Village in the area of Traditional Authority Mtwalo in Mzimba District.