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POLICE OFFICER COMMITS SUICIDE AFTER SHOOTING GIRLFRIEND AND HER FATHER

Mongu ~ Mon, 22 Feb 2021

By Brightwell Chabusha

A Police Officer in Mongu has committed suicide after shooting his girlfriend in the head and her father in the abdomen and legs, leaving them battling for their lives.

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has identified the officer as Constable Gift Chama, 24, adding that the victims are in a critical condition and admitted in hospital.

“Both victims are in critical condition and are admitted to Lewanika General Hospital. The involved officer was on duty at the time of the incident and later sneaked out with the firearm,” Mrs Katongo said.

The victims have been identified as Namakau Muhongo, 24, and Stanley Muhongo, 75, of Mulambwa Compound in Mongu.

“The incident occurred today 22nd February, 2021 around 0900 hours in Mulambwa Compound at the house of the female victim’s father. The motive behind the shooting is not yet established.”

4 Comments

  1. Frank Chombela

    I think there’s a problem with police recruitment. People whose characters are not suited to police work are being recruited.

  2. Omodia

    And you call the police department desplined force after committing such crime, never involve stress in such act everybody has a stress

  3. Isaac zulu

    Why committing suicide , because of a girlfriend, no no no ,,,it is quite unfortunate for this bemba officer,

    • Destiny

      Unfortunately my cousin was shot because she refused to marry him

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