Police in Malawi’s commercial capital Blantyre have arrested for four men and recovered various items worth K1.7 million believed to have been stolen in Chilobwe Township.
The items were recovered after patrol police arrested James Banda, who hails from Tombondera village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Chapananga in Chikwawa district.
According to Blantyre Police publicist, Elizabeth Divala, Banda was believed to have been part of three men who attacked and robbed of Christopher Thipa in the area.
The three suspects are said to have hit 41year-old Thipa with metal bars and robbed him of various items such certificates, a travelling bag, cell phone and a pair of shoes.
Divala said Banda revealed the identities of his accomplices and that he was found in possession of a driving licence, ATM and medical insurance cards, which belonged to Kalokwete from Mpondasi village in eastern district of Mangochi.
The other suspects have been identified as 32 year-old Charlie Muyaya, from Mchiwa village, T/A Nkanda, Mulanje district, Elliot Kapinda of Binali village, T/A Malemia, Zomba and Trouble Martin from Kholongo village, T/A Ngabu, Chikwawa district.
The recovered items are Samsung plasma screen, a home theatre, Telefunken DVD player, two. LG super digital screens, two DVDs and JVC radio, among others.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :