Masked robbers steal K8.7 million from Airtel office in Karonga

Masked  armed robbers on Monday ransacked and robbed Karonga Airtel office K8.7 million, police has confirmed.

Karonga district police spokesperson Enoch Livason said the incident happened between the hours of 12 and 1 am when the thugs broke into the office.

“They invaded the area and tied up the security guards. After that they broke the rear door of the office and go straight where there was the cash,” said Livason.

He said the police have already launched an investigation to bring the culprits to book.

Anyone with information about the robbery, or anyone who thinks they may have seen anyone acting suspicious in the area on Thursday, is asked to inform the police.

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Banda would be thief
Banda would be thief
3 years ago

Wondering why the Karonga Airtel office needs to have 8.7 million stored In their office on any day let alone late Saturday night after the banks have closed.
This is an inside job someone new that money was easily available,

Foolish policy on the part of airtel to keep so much money on the premises

Mulakho
Mulakho
3 years ago

Tell them, tell them.

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