Inspector Mkanda from E Company of Zomba Police Mobile Services passed away on Tuesday morning at Mwaiwathu Private Hospital in Blantyre, officials have confirmed.
The inspector died after sustained wounds on Monday while on duty. He was on escort with Valley railway officials.
It is reported that he stepped on an electricity wire which eventually caused electricity to flow through his body, burning him severely.
He was immediately rushed to a government hospital before transferred to Mwaiwathu Private Hospital, but he succumbed to the pain and the sustained blisters.