LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-Unknown thugs on early hours of Thursday killed a security guard at SADM Pharmaceuticals in Area 29 in the capital Lilongwe in an attempt to steal.
Kanengo Police Station Public Relation officer Alfred Chimthere has identified the deceased as Wilfred Nkhoma who, alongside three other workmates, foiled an attempt by the thugs to loot the premises.
Chimthere told The Maravi Post that five unidentified criminals escaped without stealing anything after the nearby security guards alerted the Police who promptly arrived at the scene of the crime.
The police publicist added that the criminals, who were armed with panga knives, had already heavily assaulted the deceased on the forehead and back.
“Nkhoma, whose full particulars have not yet been revealed, was pronounced dead upon reaching Kamuzu Central Hospital. Postmortem conducted at the hospital showed that death was due to loss of blood.
Speaking The Maravi Post Chimthere said that the police have currently launched a manhunt on the thugs and vowed to pursue the culprits until they are caught and brought to book.