Robbers in Limbe have stolen at gun point a white Toyota Corolla vvti registration number LA6060 which belongs to the owner of Executive Security Company, Mohamed Gaffer.
Gaffar told Nyasa Times on Tuesday that the incident happened at around 6pm on Monday near Sikh Temple in Limbe where he and his wife has gone to visit a friend near 24/7 Auction.
“As I parked my car, a silver Toyota Carina with black tinted glasses parked right next to me and 4 guys jumped out, two with pistols and two others with knifes. They told me and my wife “don’t shout or we will shoot u”. We handed over the car keys my wife’s hand bag.”
Mohamed says the robbers have also went way with 2,050 USD, K25,000 his inhaler home keys, ATM cards, pictures and some documents.
He said they were not harmed in any way but “just a little push that’s all no serious harm.”
“We have reported the matter to Limbe police who until now are waiting for me to send them a car to go and look for the thieves,” he says.
Meanwhile, Malawi News Agency reports that an unidentified person was on Tuesday morning caught red-handed stealing wheel covers from the vehicles that were parked at Chief Kilipula Building which houses Ali BaBa, Regional Information Office, Prime Insurance, AVIS Car Hire, and Seven Eleven (7/11) in Lilongwe.
According to an eye witness Cecilia Mitawa, who works as a cleaner for BETTLE VET Cleaning Services, said she saw a person who looked suspicious at the car park and told a security guard who found the person removing wheel covers from the vehicles.
“The security guard approached him and asked what he was doing in the parking lot, nothing he said, then the guard took him to an office for further questioning and went back to the car park to check the cars at the car park that’s when he realised that wheel covers from two vehicles a Toyota Corolla registration number KK 6332 and a Toyota Vitz had been removed,” said Mitawa.
“When the owners of the vehicles heard the commotion, they went and checked their vehicles only to find out that indeed some wheel covers on their vehicles were removed,” she said.
The suspect was eventually taken to Lilongwe Police by SWOOP Security Limited vehicle.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :