August 11, 2016 by Staff Reporter
A Sheikh of Nalenga Mosque in the area of Traditional Malengachanzi in Malawi’s lake-shore district of Nkhotakota is battling with his life after a naked man stabbed him with a sharp Spear during morning prayers,Police confirmed on Wednesday.
Nkhotakota Police Public Relations Officer, Williams Kaponda indentified the victim as Sheikh Namandwa Ainai. He said that the
victim is currently fighting for his life at St Anne’s Hospital in the district.
“The victim arrived at the mosque and started called for fellow Muslims (Mwazin) to join him whist facing Mecca.
”As he was in the process unknown naked person stabbed him on the back left shoulder and the spear protruded on his front left breast,” confirmed Williams Kaponda.
Meanwhile, the police have launched a massive man hunt to arrest the suspect as Muslim authorities in the district demand
serious probe into the stampede.