Twenty-four year old Brian Lungu is currently on the run with police launching a manhunt.
LUSAKA, 06TH SEPTEMBER, 2018 – A 32 year old woman of Mtendere Compound in Lusaka identified as Esther Mukwita was today found dead in her house with wounds on her right buttock and a sharp instrument is suspected to have been used in the act.
She was discovered by a neighbor who later reported the matter to Police. She is believed to have been murdered between 05th September, 2018 and 06th September, 2018 at 05 00 hours.
Preliminary investigations have indicated that yesterday around 19 00 hours, the victim had a quarrel with her boyfriend identified as Brian Lungu aged 24 of the same area after she was allegedly found with another man at one of the drinking places in Mtendere Compound.
Police visited the scene of crime and blood was found in the room where the body was found. The suspect who is the boyfriend is currently on the run and a manhunt has been launched while the body of the deceased is in UTH mortuary awaiting postmortem.
Anyone with information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect should report to any nearest Police.
ESTHER MWAATA KATONGO
ZAMBIA POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER