A suspected criminal was on Saturday killed by security guards in the business district if Limbe, Blantyre city after a gang invaved Moon Tiger Puffs Company on Saturday, police has confirmed.
But relatives of the deceased, have dismissed the claims that he was a criminal.
“Our relative was not a criminal,” said Frank Mphepo, a relation to the deceased.
Mphepo said the deceased on Friday had left home atound 7pm to visit a friend not for criminal activity.
Limbe police deputy spokesperson Pedzesai Zembeneko explained that the deceased was hit by the “stray bullet” when a gang stormed the company.
He died on the spot, according to Zembeneko.
“The guards shot in the air after the criminal gang stormed the company. The guards wanted to scare the criminals but a stray bullet had hit one,” he said.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :