A 47-year-old man has died in Chikwawa district after taking medicinal concoction to quit alcohol, police have confirmed.
Police, meanwhile, have arrested traditional doctor, Flora Diston for alleged murder after giving Kenasoni Salabeni a lethal concoction that eventually killed him.
National police Public Relations Officer, Rhoda Manjolo told Nyasa Times that Diston will be charged with murder contrary to Section 209 of the Penal Code.
According to Manjolo, on Wednesday Salabeni, a habitual drunkard, approached Diston to help him quit alcohol and was given a lethal herbal mixture.
”The deceased fell sick after taking the concoction and he later on died. The body has been sent to College of Medicine for postmoterm,” explained Manjolo.