A Catholic priest at Neno Parish in Neno District on Saturday night suffered cuts and bruises in the savage attack when criminal gang armed with pangas attacked him as he tried to stop them breaking into his church.
The priest confronted the thugs as they tried to force their way through a door after they hacked two guards who were on duty.
But the hugs overpowered the priest and brother who were both tied.
They thugs then went away with with various items including two laptops, two mobile phones and a home theatre, among other things, Neno Police station officer-incharge Assistant Commissioner of Police, Maxton Kalimanjira confirmed.
“There was a robbery incident at Neno parish and criminals attacked around 7pm,” he said.
Kalimanjira said police are investigating the crime incident.
Parishioners are shocked by the incident.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :