Catholic father battling for life after stab attack

Father Salvam Charles of Namwera Parish in Mangochi Diocese is battling for his life at Mwaiwathu Private Hospital in Blantyre after unknown thug stabbed him in the stomach at Namwera before they run away.

The incident  happened on Thursday in the early hours when he was trekking out of the Fathers house to celebrate the 6, O’clock mass.

Confirming the news a priest at Namwera Parish Rev.Fr Dominic Chikankheni, who was away on that fateful  day says the motive of the attacker is not known.stab2

Fr Chikankheni said Fr Charles  was taken to Mtengoumodzi hospital at Namwera before being transferred to   Mwaiwathu hospital in Blantyre.

According to Fr Chikankheni the police were still hunting for the suspect.

Fr Charles(an indian) came in the country last year under DMI University and  after some months he was taken by Mangochi  diocese to be a culet at Namwera.

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