Police Service spokesperson Esther Mwaata-Katongo said the police check at Nengenenge burial site revealed that two graves were tampered with.
Katongo said the accused removed a bone from a person who died in 2010.
Below is a full statement;
Police in Mansa District of Luapula Province have arrested four people among them, a witch finder for trespassing on a burial place.
Those arrested are Emmanuel Kasuba aged 35 also known as Doctor Cheswa, Francis Malemba aged 50, Ngandwe Balakeni aged 35 all of Chitente Village, Chief Milenge of Mansa and Conelious Mwilambwe aged 56 of Chilumba village Chief Kasoma Bangweulu of Samfya District also a witch finder.
It is alleged that the suspects went to Nengenenge burial site and exhumed a body of a named deceased person who died in 2010 and removed a bone from the remains which they allegedly hid at a named place in Chief Mibenge.
The burial site was visited and two graves were discovered tempered with.
After investigations, suspected human bones and other human remains were recovered yesterday and are yet to be subjected to forensic examination.
The suspects are still detained in police custody yet to be charged.
ESTHER MWAATA KATONGO
ZAMBIA POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER