Blantyre man arrested over friend’s death

Police in Limbe are keeping in custody 28 year old Assan Ali on allegations that he killed his housemate following a misunderstanding between the two. Limbe Police Station deputy spokesperson Pedzisai Zembeneko said the suspect and the deceased, identified as 23 year old Tony Jiya from Balaka, last Tuesday quarreled over an unsettled debt and a fight ensued between them. “Ali overpowered Jiya leaving him unconscious. He was taken to Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital (QECH)and died the following day while receiving medical attention,” he said.

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