A 32-year -old Police Officer at Lusaka’s Bennie Mwiinga Police Post has died after he was shot by unknown people.
Police Spokesperson, Esther Katongo identified the deceased as Sergeant Ludovic Bwalya.
Ms Katongo said sergent Bwalya died in the early hours of yesterday
She says the incident happened around 04 hours in Lusaka ‘s Presidential Housing Initiative-PHI.
Ms. Katongo says sergeant Bwalya was discovered by members of the public, who reported having found a body of a male person dressed in a police uniform.
She says Police officers from Bennie Mwiinga Police post rushed to the scene and discovered that it was Sergeant Bwalya.
Ms. Katongo told ZNBC News in a statement that the Police rushed him to Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
She says Sergeant Bwalya sustained gunshot wounds in the chest.
Ms. Katongo says Sergeant Bwalya was on duty and had asked for permission from his supervisor to knock off early as he had a church programme later that day.
The Body is lying in Levy Mwanawasa mortuary and investigations in the matter have been instituted.