By: Chikondi Magalasi
Police in Malawi’s old Capital, Zomba, are hunting for unknown criminals who have attacked a government official and went away with a Motor Cycle.
Confirming the development to The Malawi Star, Eastern region Police Public Relations Officer Sergeant Autilia Kumanga, said the incident occurred on Wednesday this week.
According to Kumanga, Lweya Thomas who is Environmental Officer at Zomba District Health Office was attacked on the road while he was coming from his office.
“He was attacked whilst on his way home from work at Bwaila School ground around 1800hours on 6th April 2016,” confirmed Kamanga.
The Law enforcers Publicist further revealed that the Environmental Officer sustained bruises and was treated as an outpatient at Zomba Central Hospital.
She said Police in the whole region are having sleepless nights in order to trace the suspected criminals.
“Currently, Police officers are doing all they can to arrest these unknown criminals,” added Kumanga.
The Motor Cycle that the robbers have gone away with has been identified as Yamaha DT175, white in colour and bears registration number MG 376AH belonging to DHO office in the district.