A Malawian court in the northern region, Mzuzu, has sentenced a principal offender, Moses Ngwira, 24, who has been terrosing Mzuzu city to spend the next seven years in prison.
The convict has started getting what he deserves courtesy of Police and courts.
The convict who so far has other fifteen new files to answer in court has been sentenced to seven years for burglary and theft contrary to sections 309 and 271 of the Penal Code respectively.
The court heard the convict during the night of 21-22 April 2016 at Luwinga location in the city of Mzuzu broke into the house of Chimwemwe Nanguwo and made away with LG plasma television screen valued at K250,000.
Assistant Superintendent Msowoya told the court that after thorough investigations, detectives at Luwinga Police Unit recovered the item in Karonga. The one who bought it said he got it from the convict.
The convict pleaded guilty to both charges leveled against him.
After all was said and done, Principal Resident Magistrate Gladys Gondwe sentenced the convict to seven years and two years for burglary and theft respectively. Both counts to run concurrently.
The convict is the man behind the recent spate of burglaries in the city.
His arrest led to law enforcers to recover household items worth ten million.
The 24 year old convict is Mosses Ngwira hails from Chilira village in the area of Traditional Authority (TA) Mtwalo in Mzimba district.