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Malawi’s Chikwawa son arrested for brutally killing his father

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By Chrissy Nkumba

LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-The Malawi Police in Chikwawa are keeping in custody a 22 year-old  man for allegedly  murdering his own biological father, Andrew Sinjirani, 60.

The suspect has been identified as Thokozani Sinjirani of Chikutireni village, Traditional Authority (T.A) Maseya in the district.

It is reported that  the son and his father were at home while other family members had gone to the garden for some works; however for unknown reason the suspect brutally hacked his father in the head using a panga knife and left him lifeless.

After receiving the information Chikwawa police station officers rushed to the scene accompanied by medical personnel from Bereu health  centre who  conducted postmortem.

Results revealed that death was caused due to severe bleeding.

The suspect will appear in court to answer a murder charge which is contrary to section 209 of the Penal code.

However Police in the district have condemned the behavior shown by the boy and further warned that the long arm of the law will take its course to  everyone who  does not  obey and respect the laws of this country.

The late Andrew Sinjirani came from Chikutireni village, T.A Maseya in Chikwawa District.

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