An unknown criminal has drowned into sewage as he was running away from mob justice at Area 18B in Capital Lilongwe.
Lilongwe Police Station Spokesperson Kingsley Dandaula has said that a group of unknown criminals broke into a residence of Mr. Jeremiah Mwagomba at Area 18B at around 3am where they were chased away by a guard and when he screamed for help the neighborhood watch security came in.
“When they heard the screaming they chased the criminals and while escaping one of the criminals fell into sewage and drowned. He was found dead later in the morning,” said Dandaula.
The body was taken to the Kamuzu Central Hospital where postmortem conducted revealed that death was due to suffocation. The body is currently at KCH mortuary pending identification.