Malawi police are keeping in custody Mcloud Mtonga, 23 for allegedly killing Ganizani Soko who was in a Gulewankulu regalia in a fight in the central region tobacco growing district of Kasungu.
Kasungu Police publicist Harry Namwaza said the incident occurred on December 11 2018 at Chifisi village in the area of sub traditional authority Mnyanja.
It is alleged that, on the day in question, Mtonga met Gulewankulu which started chasing him.
Mtonga tried to run away but Soko who was in the Gulewankulu regalia kept on chasing him. After getting tired Mtonga stopped after which Soko started whipping him with a stick.
After feeling the pain of the stick, Mtonga strongly retaliated back by snatching the stick and whipped Soko back. Soko fell on the spot and he was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.