A dark cloud has befallen Chimbalanga village in traditional authority Dambe in Neno where four family members have been brutally murdered by other people following sudden death of a a 17 year old woman.
One of the residents in the village has said that it all started with the death of a 17 year old Flora Kanjete who was hit by a lighting on the mid night of January 25 2016, then some people descended on the four, all aged, thinking they are behind the death of the young woman.
“The incident happened today at around 1200hrs on 25 January 2016 and after the tragedy the angry mob killed four people instantly thinking that they are responsible for the death of the young lady,” said a woman from the village.
Police have since confirmed of the two incidents and identified the four as; Byson Kanjete aged 73, Eliza Enosi aged 86, Elenefa Kanjete aged 76 and Idesi Julius aged 69.
“They were severely beaten and killed. After receiving this sad news we rushed to the scene where we found all dead bodies lying in a pool of blood,” said a police officer.
The Police Officer explained that the one who reported the mater at the police was 48 year old Hamiton Kanjete.
No arrests have been made so far but according to the police source investigations are underway to establish whet actually happened and the relationship of the people.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :