PROGRESS REPORT (MURDER)
Ref to crime situation report dated 26/02/2020 in which Mr. Jones Sothini Moyo, D.O.B.: 04/02/1990 of Ekwendeni 1 village, T/A Mtwalo, District: Mzimba, Occupation: Cleaning Officer, C/O Zomba City Assembly reported that her wife Hendrina Josiya Moyo, Aged 23 yrs, Village: Visozwe, T/A: Masula, District: Lilongwe got murdered by unknown criminal.
Now be informed that Arthur Wanangwa Moyo, D.O.B.: 27/07/1998 of Ekwendeni 1 village, T/A: Mtwalo, District: Mzimba who is a biological brother to the reporter has been arrested. Upon interviewing the suspect, he has revealed that he is the one behind this murderous act. He revealed that his first attempt was the use of poison whereby he mixed some medical drugs and motor vehicle oils which he did on Monday the 24th February, 2020 but did not work as the deceased and her husband did not die since they realized as soon as they started eating the poisoned food. On 26th February, 2020 it is when he decided to use a knife taking advantage that all the family members were out for work leaving behind the deceased and the suspect. Soon after killing her, he picked the deceased and placed her in a bathtub. Thereafter he took two knives which he used in the commission of the crime, along with the utensils used to prepare the poisonous concoction and dumped them in a pit latrine and also dumped his blood stained clothes in a certain maize field within Sadzi location. The suspect led the police in all the stated places where all of the above stated items were recovered. ZA/CR/119/02/2020 refers.