Malawi Police arescued two suspected criminals from mob justice after they were arrested for impersonating police officerd at Lirangwe in Blantyre.
Ramsey Mushani the spokesman for Southern Regon police said the two suspects went to business persons in the area demanding money.
But after being suspected to be fake cops, the public were alerted and apprehended them.
The irate mob wanted to burn them alive but police rescued them and slapped them with a charge of impersonating public officers.
“The two have been arrested on suspicion of impersonating police officers,” said Mushani.
Mushani said he could not independently verify the names of the suspects.
“Investigations are still ongoing,” he said.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :