Police net notorious cattle rustler


An illustration of a cattle rustler

MZIMBA (MalawiTalk) – Malawi Police in Mzimba have arrested a notorious cattle rustler.

The police say they have arrested a 31-year-old man for allegedly stealing a herd of five cattle in the area of Inkosi Mzukuzuku in the district.

Mzimba police has identified the suspect as Mr Petros Mwale.

Mwale was arrested at Chizowe village yesterday as he allegedly attempted to sell the cattle without valid documentation.

An illustration of a cattle rustler

His alleged accomplice, a Robert Zimba, is at large after escaping lawful arrest.

Mwale is from Kachijere village in the area of Inkosi Mmbelwa in the same district.

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