MDF soldier who killed his fellow soldiers also killed
According to Zodiak reports, MDF soldier, Corporal Robert Banya, who on Friday shot dead two of his fellow soldiers in Ntcheu before escaping, has been shot dead in the district, MDF Spokesperson, Major Paul Chiphwanya, has confirmed to Zodiak Online.
Major Paul Chiphwanya says Banya was shot dead last night by a team of MDF soldiers who were assigned to hunt for the suspected assailant.
He says Banya, who hailed from Mwanza, was confirmed dead upon arrival at Ntcheu District Hospital.
Banya’s body is currently at Ntcheu District Hospital mortuary.
Friday evening, Banya shot dead Corporal Keston Mtambo and Corporal Gift Magombo, both MDF soldiers working on Tsangano-Neno-Mwanza road in Ntcheu.
UPDATE:Major Paul Chiphwanya says Banya was shot after resisting arrest, saying the motive behind the killing of his colleagues is still not yet known.
But inside sources say the suspected assailant was exchanging fire with his colleagues before he was shot.