Suspected Yango Taxi Driver found dead in Lusaka’s chalala area.

February 14, 2024 –

Police in Lusaka today picked up the body of a suspected Yango driver who is believed to have been murdered in Lusaka’s Chalala area.

Officers received a phone call from a concerned member of the public around 06:30 hours about the body of a dead man which was found lying off Given Lubinda Road near Two Sisters Complex.

Officers who rushed to the scene found the deceased lying about 10 meters away from a motor vehicle, a Toyota VVTI, beige in colour, bearing registration number ACV 6966.

The officers identified the deceased through a driving license found at the scene bearing the name Michael Mulenga, aged 24.

He was found wearing a green T-shirt and grey trousers.

Preliminary investigations revealed that he is believed to have been strangled with a cloth as he had bruises on the neck while the cloth was found at the driver’s seat.

Officers further discovered that the car battery, two side mirrors, a radio cassette player and the radiator had been removed from the motor vehicle.

The deceased driver’s license was found together with two lady hand bags at the scene.

The body has been taken to the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) mortuary awaiting postmortem.

Police have since opened an inquiry file into the matter.

Danny Mwale
Deputy Police Public Relations Officer

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