Irate villagers in Dowa on Sunday smashed Dowa Police Station, took out a murder suspect and beat him severely before he was whisked away by well wishers.
Dowa police spokesperson Richard Kaponda confirmed the incident.
He said the villagers were after Ganizani Gwani who is suspected to have murdered Geofrey Kansinjiro after the two picked up a quarrel.
Kaponda said no one has been arrested in connection with the demolition of the police station but said investigations are still going on.
A similar incident happened in Dedza recently where irate villagers also smashed a police station and took our a murder suspect whom they beat to death.
A dawn swoop later led to the arrest of over 30 villagers in connection with the incident.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :