A COOK who murdered Shadreck Jonas Wame, a well-known Christian preacher, has been sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison.
Gambi Lackson Maliro was found guilty of murdering Shadreck Jonas Wame, a priest of the Church of Central African Presbytery (CCAP) in Salima district two years ago.
High Court Judge Esmey Chombo, slapped Maliro with the life sentence after finding guilty of the murder.
The Judge was told that Maliro who was arrested in Thyolo district after he fled from the scene of murder.
The body of Wame was found in his bedroom with deep cuts on the head. The Court was told that Maliro murderd him under the mistaken belief that he was in possession of lots of money.
Wame who was 73, was well-known for his inspiring messages. He survived by nine children.