Mwembe and Jumbe villagers in Karonga district attacked Nyungwe Police station in order to rescue their village headman and another villager who was arrested for accusing someone of witchcraft.
The two went to Nyungwe police to obtain permission to bring a witchdoctor, however instead’ they were arrested and placed in custody since the laws do not recognise witchcraft.
Due to this villagers organised themselves to rescue the two.
They started breaking office windows and doors by throwing stones..and went away with the two suspects.
Inspector Abel Simovwe officer in-charge for Nyungwe police station was injured in the process.
Subscribe to AIH whatsapp forum for more News Updates +265998376011