The suspect with a number of the recovered objects
Police have arrested a 38-year-old man, Mkwatula, who stole from girls after mendacity that he was a Malawi Defence Force soldier and he would marry them.
Ntcheu Police spokesperson, Rabecca Kwisongole mentioned the suspect has been proposing like to girls, cohabiting with them and promising to marry them.
According to Kwisongole, days after cohabiting with a lady, Mkwatula would steal their valuables starting from bikes, plasma TVs, audio system, cellphones, duvets and money.
“Police records show three cases were registered against him and he is expected to appear in court soon to answer charges of theft and fraudulent pretence of marriage contrary to sections 278 and 161 of the Penal Code,” mentioned Kwisongole.
Meanwhile, police have managed to recuperate a motorbike, plasma TV, cellphones, a speaker and a cover.
The suspect hails from Mdala village Traditional Authority Amidu in Balaka district.