MAYENGO NYIRENDA, Chipata
POLICE in Chipata have arrested a 42-year-old Malawian for being in possession of suspected bones of an albino.
Eastern Province police commissioner Alex Chilufya named the suspect as Blessings Mwale who lives in a rented house in Magazine township.
Mr Chilufya said Mwale was arrested yesterday after members of the public tipped the police about their suspicions.
Mwale was allegedly found with two human bones suspected to be those of an albino and he was allegedly trying to sell with an unknown friend who has fled to Malawi.
Mr Chilufya said police have taken the bones to medical experts for tests while Mwale is in police custody to assist police establish the whereabouts of his friend.