LUSAKA, 06TH JANUARY, 2019 – A Police Officer, two members of the neighbourhood watch and one reservist have been detained in Police custody in Lusaka’s Matero Township in connection with the death of a suspect in a Burglary and Theft case.
This happened yesterday, 05th January, 2019 at about 07 00 hours at George Police.
The suspect has been identified as Jimmy Sampa who was earlier picked for allegedly stealing a Radio and two speakers.
Those detained are Constable Habatebele who was in charge of the shift, Reserve Constable Phiri and two neighbourhood watch officers identified as Joseph Banda aged 49 and Saulosi Phiri aged 35 all of George Compound police post.
The body of the deceased is in UTH mortuary awaiting postmortem.
Docket of case opened and investigations have continued.
ESTHER MWAATA KATONGO
ZAMBIA POLICE SERVICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER