A 45-year-old man Rex Kondwani on Wednesday hanged himself in a church in Thyolo after his wife donated to the church their piece work earnings.
A 22-year-old motorcyclist, Obedi Peter has died in Thyolo, a day after he was involved in a head-on collision with another motorcyclist in the district.
Various stakeholders in Thyolo on Thursday gathered at Nambala 1 ground in praying for the district.
A 29-year old man, Gift Chitekwe, 29, will spend the next 10 years in jail in Thyolo for robbing a business man of K380,000 and cutting his finger.
Thyolo District Commissioner Rosemary Nawasha has expressed concern over the district's 48 percent increase in crime rate for the past six months, describing the situation as a threat to development.
Police in Thyolo have arrested 22-year old Chikondi Samera from Magombo village, Senior Chief Nchiramwera in connection to the murder case of her younger sister, Mwai Phiri aged 12 at a rest house Monday night.
15 people have been killed in Thyolo from January this year representing 87.5 percent increase, police statistics show.
A Luchenza primary school Standard 1 learner has been killed by unknown assailants and police say they have launched manhunt.
A stolen Manchester United jersey has helped Thyolo Police detectives to arrest a 25-year-old man, Cosmas Gift Kamanga on suspected burglary and theft offences.