ArrestedLILONGWE (Malawi NewsNow) – Three Kayima family members who raided the National Police Headquarters in the capital Lilongwe after posing as International Police (Interpol) detectives and stole a vehicle, have been arrested.

Police arrested Kayima brothers—Billy (25), Lemmie (30) and Aubrey (32)—were arrested when their daring plot to steal a newly imported motor vehicle from 32-year-old Uladi Maloko in Area 36 Township in Lilongwe backfired.

According to Lilongwe police spokesperson Ramsy Mushani, the three approached the owner of the vehicle, Uladi Maloko and pretended to be Interpol detectives who were tracking a vehicle suspected to be stolen from South Africa.

Mushani said the Kayima Brother were arrested and have since been charged with the offence of theft and impersonation.

The Kayima brothers come from Mzumazi Village, Traditional Authority (T/A) Mtema in Lilongwe District.

The suspects will soon appear in court, charged with the offence of theft and impersonating a police officer, contrary to sections 278 and 99 (b) of the Penal Code.