Robert Banya, an MDF soldier shot dead his fellow workmates was killed by Malawi Defense Force soldiers in Ntcheu.
He was spotted around old town in Ntcheu with gun in his hand
As MDF soldiers approached the place, he fired some bullets back, in retaliation, he was shot in the back of the head.
The operation was conducted by team of MDF along with joint police detectives.
He had a pistol loaded with 13 rounds of live ammunitions.
MDF Spokesperson, Major Paul Chiphwana said Banya was shot dead last night by a team of MDF soldiers who were assigned to hunt for the suspected assailant.
He says Banya, who hailed from Mwanza, was confirmed dead upon arrival at Ntcheu District Hospital.
Friday evening, Banya shot dead Corporal Keston Mtambo and Corporal Gift Magombo, both MDF soldiers working on Tsangano-Neno-Mwanza road in Ntcheu.
Major Paul Chiphwanya says Banya was shot after resisting arrest, saying the motive behind the killing of his colleagues is still not yet known.
But inside sources say the suspected assailant was exchanging fire with his colleagues before he was shot.
According to unconfirmed reports the soldier was being wanted for attempting to rape and shooting his girlfeiend.
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