Kanengo police station in Lilongwe is hunting for a young man, Kondwani Gomba, for allegedly murdering his stepmother.
According to Lilongwe police Deputy Spokesperson Esther Mkwanda, the suspect who lives in Mozambique visited his father and his stepmother at Ngomani in Traditional Authority Chitukula a week ago.
It is reported that when his father went to report for duties the night he visited, Kondwani took a hoe and hit his stepmother to death.
The suspect escaped soon after the act and neighbors discovered in the morning after hearing a cry of the baby.
Later on she was taken to Kamuzu Central Hospital where postmortem was conducted and they found out the deceased died due to severe head injuries.
The woman, Rhoda Jolamu ,26, from Mphika village in Traditional Authority Chikumbu in Mulanje district, married Kondwani Goba’s father 2years ago and have a 4 months baby.
Meanwhile, police is urging members of the public to report with any information that will assist in the arrest of Kondwani Gomba.