Malawi Police in southern district of Phalombe hunting for unknown assailants who hacked a 20 year old man to death and extracted the brain from the skull.
The deceased, identified as Sani Aubi, from Khanaja village Traditional Authority (T/A) Mkhumba in the district, met his fate Monday night.
According to Aubi’s grandfather, 66 year-old Jonathan Masulani 66, the deceased left his mother’s house slightly after supper at around 1900hrs for his brother’s house within the village where he supposed to sleep.
But it was shocking when his body was discovered around 0600hrs on Tuesday lying in blood at a nearby field.
The body had a cut on the neck allegedly from a sharp object and a deep cut (opening) in the head from which brain was allegedly removed.
Postmortem conducted at Phalombe Health Centre shows that deceased died due to severe loss of blood.
The motive behind this gruesome murder is yet to be established.
Meanwhile, the Police have asked villagers and the general public at large to assist in providing information that may lead to arrest of the unknown criminals.