Unidentified young girl in northern city of Mzuzu has on Monday morning been raped and struggled to death by unknown assailants.
The development occurred around 9 am between the boundary of Botanic Newlines Houses and Botanic Forest.
According to some eye witnesses, they heard the girl’s screaming voice and was later found dead.
“After hearing the screaming voice we went there to witness what happened but unfortunately, we only found the body of the deceased,” said some eye witnesses.
Mzuzu police spokesperson Martin Bwanali while admitting of having a knowledge on the matter failed to shed more light.
The eye witnesses says the girl was between 15 to 18 years.
“She was drugged, tortured and repeatedly raped. It was horrific,” said the eye witness.
The victim’s identity has not been independently verified.