Malawi Police in Mzuzu are keeping in custody six suspects in connection with the murder of a taxi driver in Ekwendeni, Mzimba.
Emmanuel Harawa, 34, from Chingiliro Village in chief Mwalweni’s area in Rumphi was found murdered without head and testicles in Chipangana Forest at Emvuyeni, Ekwendeni in Mzimba on Saturday.
The testicles were found later three kilometres away from where the murder took place and the thieves stole his Vitz vehicle which he used as a taxi.
In a statement, the police say some of the suspects were found with mobile phones of the deceased whilst others were found painting the stolen car at Ekwendeni.
The suspects are Fanuel Baluti, 32, Ian Mkomba, 16 from Mkomba village, T/A Kapeni, Blantyre, Charles Nyirenda, 25, Richard Nyirenda, 29, Moses Nyirenda, 28 from Yeremiya Village, T/A Mtwaro in Mzimba and Cathrane Ngulube, 22 from Mbiriyakula village, T/A Mtwaro in Mzimba.