By Moses Masiye

There was commotion at Ulongwe police wednesday morning as angry community went on rampage demanding to man handle a Malawi defence force soldier who hit to death a 15 year old boy.

Balaka police public relations officer Joseph Sauka confirmed that they have detained 36 year old corporal Christopher Semu, charged for causing death due to reckless driving.

Sauka said:- “We managed to protect the soldier but the angry mob smashed and set ablaze his vehicle, a Toyota Belta registration BU 8417 inside Ulongwe police premises.”

He said Semu is from MDF marine unit in Monkeybay.

Christopher Semu who hails from Ntimbuka village, T/a Amidu in Balaka hit the boy as he was trying to cross the road, near Balaka turn off.

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