Man in cooler for murder in Kawale

A 30-year-old man, Godfrey Nyoni is in police custody at Kawale Police Station in connection to the killing of a 34 -year-old Madaliso Simkonda.

It is reported that on April 11, 2022, both suspect and deceased met at a nightclub where Nyoni went to drink beer while Simkonda was plying his mang'ina business at Chadza market in Area 23.

During their encounter, the two picked a quarrel and the suspect hit the deceased with a fist.

Due to the impact, Simkonda (now deceased) fell down and went unconscious since he landed on the ground with his head.

He was taken to Kamuzu Barracks Military Hospital where he was later referred to Kamuzu Central Hospital.

To appear in court - Nyoni

Simkonda died on April 13, 2022, at Kamuzu Central Hospital where he was receiving treatment.

The suspect has been on the run until April 22, 2022 when Kawale Police detectives spotted him at his workplace at Area 4 Garda World premises and managed to arrest him.

Nyoni will appear before court soon to answer a charge of murder.

He hails from Balala Village in Traditional Authority Kwataine in Ntcheu District.