Paramount Chief Kawinga of Machinga district has been shot by unknown thugs and is receiving medication at Zomba Central Hospital.
Public Relations Officer for Eastern Region Police, Inspector Joseph Sauka confirmed the incident to YFM online saying: “The incident happened on Monday night at his house in Machinga.
Sauka said three other people were wounded at the attack and are all admitted at the same hospital.
He said that police officers are investigating the matter to ensure that the criminals are brought to book.
“After our investigations is when we will come up with a full report on what really happened,” he said.
The Paramount Chief of the Yao tribe in Malawi was elevated to the seat by President Peter Mutharika early last year.