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.
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.