Central police pick three dead bodies


Police in Kapiri-mposhi have recovered a dead body of a young woman aged between 16 and 20 years old in Luanshimba area along Kabwe/Kapiri-mposhi road.

Central Province Police Chief, Lillian Kamukonshi, confirmed the incident to ZANIS in Kabwe yesterday.

Mrs Kamukonshi said the unidentified body was found naked with the two breasts and tongue removed in a suspected ritual murder.

She said the murder is suspecting to have taken place at unknown time between Tuesday and Wednesday June 9 and 9, 2015 as the body was still found fresh the time police went to the scene on Tuesday morning.

She further said the information reached police in Kapiri-mposhi through a telephone call from a Luanshimba resident.

The body is lying in Kapiri-mposhi district hospital mortuary awaiting identification by relatives and a post-mortem.

And in Kabwe two dead bodies of a female and male were recovered by Kasanda Police on June 1, 2015 at a dam near the former Zambia Consolidated Copper Mining plant.

The lady, who was wearing a blue skirt, blue Manchester jersey and black top, is estimated to be between the age of 25 and 30 years, while the man is suspected to be between 35 and 40 years old.

The man’s body was wearing blue jeans trousers, black belt, and a greyish pair of pants without a shirt.

The two bodies which are still not identified have been taken to Kabwe General Hospital and police are appealing to the general public to and families who might have been missing some relatives to go and identify the bodies at the mortuary.