POLICE have deployed officers at Chipata Trades Training Institute following the death of a suspected thief who was beaten by a mob of students after he was allegedly found with stolen items. Michael Phiri, a resident of Asiloti Compound which is near the Institute, was beaten after being found with a phone and a handbag belonging to one of the female students at the institution. Eastern Province Acting Police Commanding Officer Davis Simwanza confirmed the incident saying the man was in the group of others but they managed to escape from the students. “The police received a disturbing report of a man who has died after being beaten by students at Chipata Trades Training Institute after being suspected of being…...

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