Mercy worker robbed in African gun ordeal
A NORTH-EAST man on a mercy mission to Africa was tied up and threatened with guns and machetes as a gang ransacked the lodge where he is staying.
John Littlejohn is in Malawi as a volunteer on a project to build a water supply to part of the northern city of Mzuzu. The 63-year-old retired Scottish Water manager was with colleagues relaxing at his lodge after a day in the field when four men forced their way into their accommodation.
The security guard protecting the volunteers, who are in Malawi with the Raven Trust, was beaten unconscious.
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