Wednesday, February 21, 2024
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TWO ARRESTED FOR MURDERING FELLOW PATIENTS AT ZOMBA MENTAL HOSP

Two mental patients who were receiving treatment at Zomba Mental Hospital have been sent to Zomba Maximum Prison for killing three fellow patients at the facility.

The suspects have been identified as 22-year-old James Sadik Misii and Tony Chiutsi (24).

Eastern Region Police Spokesperson, Joseph Sauka said police are still investigating the matter and once the investigation comes to its completion step, their files will be taken to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions for direction.

He adds that medical personnel have recommended that the two are fit to stand trial.

Missi hails from Luwichi Village, Traditional Authority Chimwala in Mangochi district while Chiutsi hails from Makawa village, Traditional Authority Mpama in Chiradzulu.

 

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