Malawi Police in Lilongwe have confirmed the death of a man only identified as Kondwani after a ware house wall colllapsed over him at Rab Processors Limited Manufacturing Company located at Kanengo Industrial site.
According to Kanengo Police Deputy Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) Constable Salome Zgambo Chibwana, the incident happened on Tuesday 3rd October 2017 at around 13:20pm.
Rab Processors Limited Operations Manager Naimu Galamu said at the time of the incident, he was in his office and just heard people
shouting while rushing to the ware house.
Galamu claimed that he later followed only to find out that the ware house wall had fallen over casual workers.
“He decided to go out and find out what had happened but he was surprised to see people rushing to the company’s warehouse.
“He then followed to see what had transpired only to find out that the wall of the warehouse had fallen on one of the causal labourers only identified as Kondwani,” said Chibwana.
The Operations Manager then immediately arranged transport to take the deceased to Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH).
He was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.
Meanwhile, Police are still investigating the matter to find the root cause of the accident.
The body of the late Kondwani is currently being kept at Kamuzu Central awaiting identification and postmoterm.