A 34 year old man Emanuel Harawa, who was a Mzuzu based taxi driver, was on Saturday found dead with head and testicles chopped inside Chipangano forest in Emvuyeni Ekwendeni, Mzimba district.
Mzuzu deputy spokesperson for the Malawi Police Service, Cecilia Mfune said the body was found without a head and some private parts in the early morning hours by Teleza Gzambo.
“Gzambo was on her way to MASAF piece work at emvuyeni, upon reaching Chipangano forest she saw alot of blood on the way and then followed the blood stains inside the forest,” said Mfune.
“She found the dead body just close to the path lying in cold blood with a removed head and scrotum,” she added.
Mfune said the Police arrived at the crime scene together with medical personnel immediately after receiving the report.
According to the medical personnel, the probable cause of death was excessive bleeding due to the decapitation of head and private parts with a sharp object.
The criminals, who are yet to be identified went away with the vehicle, Toyota vitz registration number LL5279, grey in colour which belonged to the deceased.
Police are carrying out further their investigation, Mfune said.
Mfune said the deceased hails from Chiguliro village in the area of Traditional Authority Mwalweni in Rumphi.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :