‘Suspected Witch’ stoned to death in Dedza

By: Our Reporter

A man identified as Rodgers Julius was stoned to death by an irate mob in Dedza district, Akometsi understands.

Police in the district confirmed the incident, clarifying the ordeal happened in Thomu village, T/A Kasumbu in the district.

“As police, we were alerted of the incident a bit late, and that when we rushed, we found the deceased lying in a pool of blood, already dead,” explained Cassim Manda, deputy police publicist for the district.

Manda added that the man was killed outside his house, and that he had serious head injuries.

The police mouthpiece then revealed tracing of those who had a hand in the killing is underway.

Until to date, laws of the land do not recognize witchcraft, and on the same, no any person is also allowed to take the law into their own hands by any means.

The incident happened on Tuesday 2nd September,2020 where the victim was suspected to have bewitched a fellow man who was in South Africa.

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