Malawi Police in Lilongwe have recovered a stolen Toyota Rav 4 and arrested a man suspected of stealing the vehicle.
The Police recovered the vehicle on Tuesday barely two days after it was stolen. The vehicle belongs to Steven Hallam who is currently on holiday in the United Kingdom (UK).
Lilongwe Police Station, Public Relations Officer, Inspector Kingsley Dandaula confirmed the arrest of Anthony Chimenya, 28, from Kwezaziya Village, Traditional Authority Kuntumanji, Zomba district and recovery of the vehicle in an interview on Wednesday.
According to Dandaula, Chimenya on January 1 at 3 p.m. stole the vehicle, Toyota Rav 4 which was parked at the residence of Lodovica, an Italian national, for safe keeping before the owner left for holiday in the UK.
The matter was reported to police the same day by Tranchin and the anti motor vehicle theft unit launched a hunt which led to the both recovery of the vehicle and arrest of the suspect at Malangalanga in the city.
Chimenya will appear in court soon to answer a charge of theft of motor vehicle.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :