By : Vincent Gunde
Unknown suspects are reported to have exhumed the dead body of a_ 76 year old, Mr. Beniford Mandalasi in Ntchisi district.
Pic: Ntchisi police station Publicist,.. Sub. Inspector Richard Mwakayoka Kaponda…..
The incident occurred on 21st February, 2020 at Chituza village in the area of Traditional Authority Nthondo in the district.
According to Ntchisi police station’s Publicist, Sub. Inspector Richard Mwakayoka Kaponda, the incident was reported to police by Mr. Moses Kapesa, 31, of the same village.
Kaponda said the deceased, Mr. Benniford Mandalasi has been suffering for along time , died on 20th February, and was laid to rest on 21st February, 2020.
The following morning, people discovered that the grave was half way opened.
The matter was reported to Nthondo police unit and officers rushed to the scene and ordered to exhume again the corpse.
The dead body was discovered with the outer layer of the eye( eyelid and eye brows) out and the pillow case was also no where to be seen, the aim behind is not known.
Meanwhile, police investigations are underway to arrest the culprits.