Man Found with Pistol in Nkhotakota


Police in Nkhotakota have arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly possessing a pistol.

The suspect has been identified as Richard Banda from Chiyachang’ombe village, Traditional Authority Timbiri in Nkhatabay district.

Mangochi police deputy public relations officer Paul Malimwe said on Saturday, police at Kaombe police roadblock arrested the suspect who is connected to robbery of 3.4 million Kwacha from an indian national in Nkhatabay district.

“The suspect was found with a pistol and six live amunitions which was recovered at his house,” Malimwe said.

The suspect is expected to answer charges of robbery and illegal possession of fire arm respectively.