Police in Ntcheu have arrested Sungeni Mkwatula for allegedly posing as Malawi Defence Force (MDF) officer and stealing valuables from women.
Ntcheu Police spokesperson Rabecca Kwisongole says the suspect has been proposing to women, cohabiting with them and cheating on marrying them.
Kwisongole adds after some days the suspect would steal their valuables ranging from motorcycles, plasma TVs, speakers, cellphones, duvets and cash.
“Police records show three cases were registered against him and he is expected to appear in court soon to answer charges of theft and fraudulent pretence of marriage contrary to sections 278 and 161 of the Penal Code,” says Kwisongole.
Meanwhile, police have managed to recover the motorcycle, plasma TV, cellphones, a speaker and a duvet.
The suspect Sungeni Mkwatula hails from Mdala village Traditional Authority Amidu in Balaka district.