LUSAKA, 18TH SEPTEMBER, 2018 – Police in Monze District of Southern Province on 16th September, 2018 at 03 30 hours picked a body of a person in his 30s which was found lying in the middle of the road at Kayuni area in Monze. The victim was found with broken legs, bruised right side of the chest and a cut on the right side of the face.
Investigations have been launched to ascertain the cause of death and Police are currently treating the case as suspected murder. Investigations have been launched in the matter. In his pocket was a Malawian Passport and we have withheld the names until the next of kin is found. The body is in Monze Mission Hospital mortuary awaiting identification and postmortem.
In another development, a male adult identified as Ryan Kabanda aged 25 died after he threw himself on a rail line and was crushed by an oncoming Livingstone bound train.
This occurred today 18th September, 2018 at 07 10 hours at Kaazmein rail crossing in Batoka. The deceased was a suspected mental patient and the body is in Batoka Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.
Meanwhile, in Central Province a female adult aged 66 of Mukwemba village; Chisamba District was raped and strangled to death by unknown people.
This occurred between 15th September, 2018 around 20 00 hours and 16th September at 06 00 hours at the victim’s house.
Investigations have been launched and we appeal to members of the public who could have information helpful in the investigations to report to any nearest Police.
ESTHER MWAATA KATONGO
ZAMBIA POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER