Lusaka Businessman Nabbed For Murder

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Police

LUSAKA, 12TH APRIL, 2019 – Police in Lusaka have arrested a man of Matero north identified as John Lungu aged 44 years who is a businessman and owns a fleet of Toyota Haice Minibuses, for allegedly shooting to death Kenny Makoba Chimfwembe aged 43 of Lusaka’s Garden House area using a pistol.

This happened on 11th April, 2019 at about 1700 hours at Speed Star tyre Fitment Centre situated on Lumumba Road opposite RTSA Offices.

All is reported to have started when one the accused person’s drivers identified as Davies Zulu driving a Toyota Hiace bus registration number BAF 9727 was confronted by other mini bus drivers from Lumumba bus stop after they found him loading passengers along the road.

It was at that point that the driver reported to the accused person who later went and confronted the drivers and there was exchange of bitter words and in the process the accused person pulled out his TKW 9milimeter pistol and shot Makoba (who is now deceased) on the right forehead and he died on the spot.

The suspect is detained in Police custody and the pistol alleged to have been used in the act has been recovered.

The body of the deceased person is in UTH mortuary awaiting postmortem.

In another development Police in Lusaka have arrested two suspects identified as Mwangala Mubita aged 41 of Chilanga and female Chitembo Chipili aged 35 of Lusaka West for Making False documents contrary to section 344, Forgery and Uttering contrary to sections 342 and 352 and Forgery of Judicial Documents contrary to section 349 Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia.

The accused persons are alleged to have been involved in several fraudulent adoptions of foreign nationals without following laid down procedures. They have been charged as stated above and are in Police custody soon to appear in court.

ESTHER MWAATA KATONGO
ZAMBIA POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER

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