A 37-year-old man was on Thursday last week beaten to death by an angry mob after being caught red handed stealing from one of the resident’s in Chipozinkhono village under Traditional Authority Santhe in Kasungu district.
Kasungu Police Station Public Relations Officer (PRO) Edna Mzingwitsa said the deceased was on escort to Police when the angry mob started assaulting him until he died before being dumped at a certain bush.
Police officers from Santhe together with medical officers visited the scene and confirmed the incident. Postmortem results revealed that, death was due to severely loss of blood.
Meanwhile, police enquiries are underway.
The deceased hailed from Kasiyamu village under Traditional Authority Santhe in Kasungu district.