Two security guards entrusted to safeguard a Concern Worldwide operational warehouse in Mchinji are in police custody following the missing of goods valued at K1 188 000.
Mchinji Police Station spokesperson Kaitano Lubrino has identified the two as Watson Kamwathendo and Hazwick Sankhulani.
He said: “On January 8 night [this year] one guard belonging to [G4S] private security engaged at Mchinji Field Offices for Concern Worldwide sneaked from his post into the warehouse where operational items are being kept, but little did he know that he was being watched and was confronted by colleagues as he was getting out with 15 clothes wrappers”.
After investigations it was discovered that a guard working during the day shift was connected in the racket and was also arrested, and according to an assessment by the company over 22 laptop bags, 222 cloth wrappers and 48 t-shirts were missing.
Other than the 15 cloth wrappers stolen on the night, police have also recovered 2 laptop bags and 3 t-shirts from the suspects, but investigations are still on as the missing items are suspected to have been stolen over a period of time.
Kamwathendo hails from Chigunda in traditional authority Mabvwere in Mchinji and Sankhulani is from Mata village in traditional authority Kalumbu, in Lilongwe are expected to answer a charge of breaking into a building and committing a fern therein which is contrary to section 311 of the penal code n