Coca-Cola Beverages Africa employee Allan Witika found dead

By Chisomo Phiri

Allan Witika, a Sales Manager for Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, has been found dead in a car at Gogo Jenala in Lilongwe’s Area 15.

He was found lying under the back seat of the car.

According to his houseboy, late Allan, left his house saying he was going to work before 7 o’clock in the morning.

An eye witness has also told local media that they saw a man coming out of the car around 7 am, wearing a red top and white gloves.

He drove the car from Bwandilo side and parked it there, then he came out, locked the door and left, the witness said.

The late Allan Witika

However, Lilongwe’s Area 18 (Lingadzi) police suspect that Allan Witika, was murdered.

Spokesperson for Lingadzi Police Station Salome Zgambo, says the position in which the body was found, suggests that Witika, 37, was murdered.

Zgambo says preliminary findings show Witika may have been murdered elsewhere and shifted to where his car was found parked.

She says: ” We think this happened between 6am and 7am this morning…and the position of the body shows that this is murder.

“The body was moved from the front seat to behind the seats and had deep cuts in the head. We have since opened a murder docket.”

According to police, Witika hailed from Liwonde Village, Traditional Authority(T/A) Kanduku in Mwanza District.