21-Year-old Man Murdered in Ntchisi

By: Gladson M’bumpha Citizen Journalist

Police in Ntchisi are looking for unknown assailants who killed a 21-year-old Fred James on Friday.

Police report indicates that James was murdered on Friday night at Mayala Village in the area of Traditional Authority Malenga in the district.

Police investigations revealed that James left his home village Chomveka for Ntchisi Trading Centre on March 4 this year with the intention of buying some groceries, but did not return home.

The deceased was accompanied by his young brother Precious James who is a bicycle operator but they separated each other within the trading centre.

By the time the young brother reached home, the deceased had not yet reached home.

On the morning of Saturday March 5, reports reached the police that a certain man had been dumped in a culvert along Ntchisi-Nthondo road.

When police visited the crime scene, they found the man lying dead with blood oozing from a deep cut wound.

Postmortem conducted at Ntchisi District Hospital revealed that the cause of death was severe anemia.

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