By Amina Tepani Daudi

Police at Chilipa in Mangochi have arrested Chipiliro Kachepa, 27, from Kumbambe village, Traditional Authority Ganya in Ntcheu for being found with a pistol. The incident occurred on December 7, 2023 at Nkasowanjobvu village.

It is reported that the suspect on December 6, 2023 visited his mother in-law at the specified village while carrying a small black plastic bag.

The following morning, police were tipped by members of the community that the suspect is a criminal and was possessing a firearm without licence.

Eventually, police rushed to the house and arrested the suspect after the pistol loaded with one bullet was found hidden in the black plastic bag.

Meanwhile, Kachepa is being investigated as police suspect that he had missions to operarate in the district. Furthermore, the suspect is wanted by Ntcheu Police for the offence of robbery he committed earlier this year.

Police in the district therefore would like to extend their gratitude to members Nkasowanjobvu community for their support in the fight against crime.

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