Police in Blantyre are keeping in custody Maxwell Kalasa, 32, and Hussein Binami, 31, for committing a series of breaking into a building and committing a felony therein offences in the city.
According to Blantyre police station deputy publicist, Aubrey Singanyama, during the night of February 26, 2023, the suspects together with their colleagues broke and entered into Fattani building by drilling the wall.
The suspects managed to get away with a server unit and other various assorted items worth over K50 million.
Upon receiving the report, Blantyre Police detectives instituted investigations which led to the arrest of the two and recovery of the stolen properties.
Further investigations revealed that Kalasa, an ex-convict and his colleagues are also connected to a series of other offences of similar nature at Eshani Products where they stole assorted items valued at over K2 million and they also broke into a building at BNC Produsak where they went away with steel bars.
Meanwhile, the two suspects are in Police custody pending court appearance.
Maxwell Kalasa hails from Kunthembwe Village in the area of Traditional Authority Kuntaja in Blantyre District whilst Hussein Binami comes from Bwanali Village in the area of Traditional Authority Bwana Nyambi in Mangochi District.