MAN IN CUSTODY FOR THEFTY IN KARONGA
By : Matthews Mliha.
Police in Karonga are keeping in custody Malumbo Munthali for being found in possession of properties suspected to have been stolen.
Karonga police deputy public relations Officer George Mulewa said police received a tip from well wishers that a certain man was hiding in the bush which is at Mwambuli village and was possessing different properties.
” we received a tip and we rushed to scene and find Munthali with different properties, among the properties are Black Plasma Hisense,HP CPU,one laptop charger,a computer key board and some electrical appliances.
” investigations are still under way to trace the owners of the properties and we appreciates the job well done by the community people.” Mulewa said.
Malumbo Munthali aged of 25 hails from Mchina village in the area of Traditional Authority (T/A) Nthalire in Chitipa district.
The suspect will appear before court to answer chargers for being found in possession of properties suspected to have been stolen which is contrary to section 329 of the penal code.