Malawi Police in Lilongwe on Thurdsay shot dead three suspected armed robbers in a shootout which occurred at a house in Chinsapo township, Central Region Police spokesperson Ramsy Mushani confirmed.
Accoriding to Mushani, the incident occurred in the early hours of Thursday morning as Police were following a tip that suspected criminals who have been terrorising Areas 43, 47, 49, Bwemba and Chitipi had been traced.
Mushani said Police investigations led them to a house in Chinsapo township where on arrival, the occupants started shooting at the officers who returned fire and shot three of the four suspects.
One suspect survived the shootout.
The Police hope that the shootout survivor will assist them investigate more incidences of armed robbery which have taken place in the past few months around the city.
Mushani said Police have recovered ammunitions and guns from the suspects hide out in Chinsapo township.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :