November 27, 2023 –
Police in Mumbwa have arrested and charged Clifford Chota Mubili aged 29 a Zambia Correctional Service Officer stationed at Kitumba Correctional Farm in Mumbwa for alleged murder of Richard Silwamba aged 42 a bricklayer at Sugarloaf Enterprise Kaindu in Mumbwa District.
In a statement today, Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said it is alleged that the deceased delayed to go back from buying foodstuffs after having been sent by the suspect, making him annoyed and later got a metal bar and hit the deceased on the face.
Mr. Hamoonga explained that the body of the deceased was inspected and a deep cut was seen on the upper right eyebrow.
He said the body has been deposited in Mumbwa District Hospital Mortuary awaiting Postmortem while the suspect is detained in Police custody and will appear in Court soon.