Malawi Police in Kasungu have recovered bones believed to belong to a year and eleven month child who reportedly went missing on the fourth of last month, Nyasa Times has learnt.
Reports indicate that nine days later, the skull, teeth, clothes and napkin that belonged to the missing girl were found in the hills of Balanta in the area of Traditional Authority Kapichira in Kasungu District.
According to police, the father of the child, White Chilumpha, 26, and his friend James Kanjira, 19, were arrested as suspects of the murder of the deceased.
And, Thursday, as the investigations were in progress three other suspects: Lastone Phiri, 24, Deus Kabango, 21, and Alfred Mwale, 18, were arrested after revealing that they committed the crime during police enquiries.
The suspects later revealed the place where they had buried the bones they removed from the murdered girl.
With police escort, the suspects located the place where the bones were recovered.
Meanwhile, the bones have been taken to Kamuzu Central Hospital for medical examinations. The five suspects have been charged with murder and will appear before court soon.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :