Police in Mulanje are hunting for unknown assailants following the brutal killing of a 25 year-old woman.
Mulanje Police Station Public Relations Officer, Sergeant Gresham Ngwira, said the body of the deceased, Doreen Likaka, was found on Monday.
Ngwira said: “The victim, who was a sex-worker, was reported missing last Thursday and since then police together with the communities have been searching for the victim until on Monday when people from Gulumba Village found the body lying dead in a sugarcane garden.”
He further said a visit by the police on the scene, found that the victim’s eyes were removed and her underwear was torn.
Police then took the body to Mulanje District hospital where postmortem was conducted.
The outcome of the postmortem revealed that the death of the victim was as a result of internal bleeding.
Doreen Likaka, hailed from Mangani village, in the area of senior chief Chikumbu in Mulanje District.
According to the police the investigations are under way to arrest the assailants.