Police Arrest Matero Man For Shooting Dead Another

Police in Lusaka have arrested a businessman of Matero North identified as John Lungu aged 44 who owns a fleet of Toyota Haice Minibuses for allegedly shooting to death 43-year-old Kenny Makoba Chimfwembe of Lusaka’s Garden House area using a pistol.

Police have said the accused shot another man after a confrontation over loading of buses.

“This happened on 11th April, 2019 at about 17:00 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 9 milimeter  pistol and shot Makoba (who is now deceased) on the right forehead and he died on the spot,” stated Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo.

“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 separate incident, Police in Lusaka have arrested two suspects identified as Mwangala Mubita, 41, of Chilanga and Chitembo Chipili, 35 of Lusaka West for making false documents contrary, forgery and uttering contrary and forgery of judicial documents contrary to 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…and are in Police custody soon to appear in court,” stated Katongo.


  1. Gangsta grabs

    From 17 hrs yestaday this time is when you are woking up from a lodge to write news.But on the contraly war is coming 2021 we should by guns.

  2. thomas

    U issue them with weapon licenses in the name of protection in times of attacks now u hve seen what happened? They misused it ?let him pay the price ,no bail.

  3. dockfath£r

    God is a mariot

  4. Nicholas Chaka 22

    So sad we have lost a life but still justice has to be dispensed very quickly….. That guy that shot chimfwembe is a thug am familiar with…. May he rot in prison for the rest of his miserable life…. My choice of prison is maximum prison (mukobeko)…

  5. Arnold

    Comment too bad, may his soul rest in perfect peace.

  6. Michael

    Rip to you uncle chimfwembe,God will receive you for your good job you have been doing for serving him as a Church leader

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