Murder suspect Chanthunya arrives in Malawi

Fugitive Misozi Chanthunya sought by Malawi police in connection with the murder of his girlfriend is back in the country  after extradition from  South Africa and arrived on Thursday International Airport (KIA) in Lilongwe amid tight  security.

Chanthunya jetted in on a Malawian Airline flight at 4.30pm escorted by International  Police (Interpol).There was tight security which included civilian law enforcers, Ministry of Justice leeyers and other unidentified people and  police surrounded the runaway and shieled Chanthunya from the battery of reporters and photojournalists.

Chanthunya  is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, 25-year-old Linda Gasa in 2010. Gasa was a student at College of Accountancy Blantyre campus.

Murder Victim- Linda Gasa

He fled the country and was arrested in South Africa by South African authorities in 2012.Malawi  Police would only confirm that  Chanthunya had been extradited from South Africa  and was taken to a police station for questioning.

The murder suspect has been fighting his extradition in South African courts since but last week he withdrew his objection and agreed to be extradited to Malawi.