In yet another high-profile robbery in Malawi, an official vehicle of Minister Information, Kondwani Nankhumwa has been carjacked by armed gang at Lunzu trading centre in Blantyre Thursday evening.
Malawi has seen a rash of violent crimes, including a wave of fatal shootings of late, which have stirred public concern and piled pressure on the authorities to tackle the problem.
Reports say the minister’s vehicle – Toyota Prado TX, white in colour and registration number MG 330M.- was stolen while it was with his driver, Jafali Malemia, who was looking for accommodation at the trading centre.
The robbers abducted him and dumped him in Neno, leaving him unharmed.
According to official news agency Mana, Nankhuma was not in the vehicle at the time of robbery.
Secretary for Information, Tourism and Culture, Chimwemwe Banda has urged the public to report to the Malawi Police any sightings of the vehicle or any information leading to recovery of the vehicle.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :