By Tapiwa Mbewe
A Dowa teenager, who had put on Gulewankulu mask, was on Tuesday arrested by Police in Ntchisi for allegedly murdering a brother.
The Police have disclosed that the 15-year-old suspect was in a Nyikwi Gulewamkulu cult mask while his brother was in a Kamkwaka Guluwamkule at the time of the incident.
Kondwani Kandiado, Police Public Relations Officer (PRO) for Mponera Station has confirmed that the deceased met his fate Saturday after challenging that his was strongest and hit him.
“In retaliation, the accused hit him with a hammer and was pronounced dead at Mponera Hospital. He ran away after noticing that the brother was lifeless and was caught this Tuesday in Ntchisi,” said the PRO.
The Police have said that the accused, who is under police custody will answer a murder charge after investigations are over.