A drunken Malawi police officer has been detained after he lost a firearm K2C type on Tuesday night to thieves when he was wasted at the popular Kamba Bottle Stores in Blantyre.
The officer identified as Constable Kamoto of Police Mobile Service’s officers based at B Company at Kanjedza, Blantyre officer was on a private job guarding the residence of one of FDH bank boss.
“After sometime, he left the site under the disguise of taking his supper and went to Kamba Bottle Stores where he got drunk and fell asleep. Upon gaining his consciousness he realised the rifle plus his mobile phone were all gone,” a police officer told Nyasa Times.
Southern Region Police spokesperson Ramsy Mushani confirmed the incident and said Cops mounted an impromptu barrier along the Masauko Chipembere Highway hunting for stolen firearm.