Two nabbed in Mulanje for allegedly being behind series of breakings,robberies

By Chisomo Phiri

In Mulanje,Police are keeping in custody two men identified as Richard Semu,36, and Joseph Elton,32, for being suspected to be behind series of breakings and robberies in the district.

Mulanje Police Station Public Relations Officer Innocent Moses has told 247 Malawi News that the men in uniform worked on tips from some well wishers and managed to arrest the suspects in two different places.

“Semu was arrested near Lauderdale trading center while Elaton was arrested at Chisinkha village.

“Following the arrest of the duo, the following items were recovered; mattresses, complete set of desk computer, bicycles, assorted groceries, cell phones and panga knives just mention a few,” says Moses.

He says the two will appear before court soon after all the paper work are finalized to answer the robbery charges.

Semu comes from nkhumba village in the area of traditional authority (T/A) Nkhumba in Phalombe while Elaton comes from Sikoya village in the area of Senior Chief Chikumbu in Mulanje.