Police have arrested twenty people for harassing an elderly woman over witchcraft in Mzimba district

Meanwhile, Traditional Authority Kampingo Sibande has suspended three chiefs for failing to control some youths who harassed elderly women who they accused of bewitching a daughter-in-law.

They include Group Village Headman Zebedia Ziyiri and village headmen Mandala Zimba and Alufeyo Mbale

Inkosi Yamakosi Mbelwa described the assault of the woman as a barbaric act