By Chisomo Phiri
BLANTYRE-(MaraviPost)-The Malawi Police Service (MPS) have arrested nine notorious criminals that have been terrorizing some quarters of the community in the country in the past few months.
According to a statement signed by the National Police Spokesperson James Kadadzera, the arrested are directly connected to a spate of breaking and robbery targeting Catholic Institutions including Limbe Cathedral, Nantipwili parish at Bvumbwe, Thunga Parish in Thyolo, Bishop’s house in Chikwawa Diocese, and to homes and business premises of some prominent individuals.
The arrested suspects including Blessings Patrick Kapusa aged 41 from Malanga Village Traditional Authority Mansambo in Nkhotakota, Ibrahim Samuel Mbewe aged 44 from Mlambuzi Village Traditional Authority Bvumbwe in Thyolo and seven others.
Police have also recoverd some of the stolen property which include cellphones, and cash in foreign currency stolen at Nantipwili parish at Bvumbwe in Thyolo.
Meanwhile, the police have assured Malawians that detectives are closed in on the remaining suspects and that more stolen property will also be recovered.