Police in Mponela, Dowa have arrested two men for suspecting them that they are in connection to the murder of a 9 old girl, Edda Katengedza in the district.
Spokesperson for Mponela Police, Macpaston Msadala, has identified the murder suspects as Hollace Fred Machaungula and Albert Banda.
According to Msadala, the incident occurred on 13 October 2023 at Chizoloondo Trading Centre in the district when the father to the deceased was selling Cassava.
When the father nocked off at around 23:00 he didn’t find the daughter home.
After conducted the research in the morning of 13th October and found her lying lifeless while naked in the garden at distance almost 1 kilometre from Chizoloondo trading centre.
Following this, Mponela Police instituted investigations that led to the arrest of the two who are currently behind the bars.
The two are expected to appear before court soon to answer murder charges.
Hollace Fred Machaungula is 27 years old hails from M’buta Village in the area of Senior Chief Kayembe while Albert Banda is 29 years-old hails from Chiwandira Village in the area of Traditional Authority Chiwere, both from Dowa district.