Mchinji district is in the headlines again. Barely a week After an 18 years old girl was beaten with hot wire, the Police in central region border district with Zambia are now looking for a 21 year old man suspected of brutal murder of a 17 year old girl, who is also his sister.
The suspect after killing the girl removed her private parts for rituals.
Mchinji police Public Relation Officer Moses Kajawa Nyirenda identify the deceased as Janet Chitedze aged 17 from Shadreck Village in the area of sub traditional authority Pitala in Mchinji district.
Sergeant Moses Kajawa Nyirenda the deceased on Sunday told her relations she was going to the garden to fetch for pumpkins but she did not return home.
Nyirenda further said after some hours they noticed that Janet Chitedze was missing that prompted them to report the matter to the village headman Shadreck who ordered the search of the girl.
During the search, around 10pm they found deceased lying on the ground a stone throw from her house.
According to the investigation which is still underway, police are suspecting that the killer was being told by some witch doctors to cut her sister’s private parts for him to be rich.
Sergeant Nyirenda further said the deceased had been removed eyes, right breast and her private part.
Nyirenda also said the deceased died due to loss of blood as the suspect was mutilating her.