Malawi Police managed to arrest a gang of suspected robbers who shot dead a police officer who was in a minibus of a Petroda Filling Station in Lilongwe and robbed bags containing cash.
Thugs are reported to have ambushed a Petroda minibus at Chilambula Road after it had just left the filling station to bank millions of Kwacha.
They fatally shot at a police officer before robbing the cash.
Police Public Relations officer, Rhoda Manjolo said Police have launched investigations into murder.
Eye witnesses say the robbers who were using a black sedan without a number plate dumped the vehicle at Chitukuko in Area 15.
On Sunday thugs shot a UDF director of youth Ibrahim Maloni in Area 47 where they went away with cash and other valuables.
Gun crime is on the rise in Malawi.
Meanwhile, Police say armed robbers who killed a police officerand driver of a minibus belonging to Petroda Ltd have been caught.