Witch Doctor Found Dead in Chikwawa

Villagers around Mitondo area in Traditional Authority Makhuwira in Chikwawa District on Tuesday woke to a shocking news when they discovered a man lying dead and in a decomposed state. The deceased identified as Eric Nyaswimbo, aged 45 was found dead barely three days after he went missing. Chikwawa Police Station Spokesperson, Constable Foster Benjamin said Nyaswimbo who was a herbalist is said to have visited Mitondo Market on 29th December 2017 where he was seen drinking beer. Benjamin…

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Police Arrest 17-Year-Old ‘Gulewamkulu’ in Chikwawa

Police in Chikwawa have arrested a 17-year-old masked (gulewamkulu) dancer on allegation that he wounded a fellow dancer. Spokesperson for Chikwawa Police Station Constable Foster Benjamin identified the suspect as Innocent Tayi. Benjamin said Tayi was arrested Sunday morning after he unlawfully wounded 22-year-old Coless Chirwa at their traditional camp in Phingo Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Maseya in the district. “The suspect is reportedly to have stormed into the camp and demanded gulewamkulu regalia from Chirwa,” said Benjamin. He…

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