Police in Nchelenge district have launched a manhunt for a 33 year old man of Chandwe village in Chief Kambwali’s area for the murder a 32 year old man.
Collins Chongo who is on the run is suspected to have murdered Gift Katebe after an argument over a woman.
Luapula Province Police Commissioner Hudson Namachila told ZANIS in an
interview that the incident happened on Tuesday at around 20:00 hours at the house of the fiancée to Gift Katebe.
Mr Namachila named the fiancée to the diseased as Magdalene Mulenga of Daison village in Chief Kambwali’s area in Nchelenge district.
Mr Namachila said the duo had a fight in Magdalene Mulenga’s bedroom which prompted the suspect to stab the deceased with a knife.
He said the deceased was stabbed in the chest and mouth which resulted to his death while on the way to St Pauls General Hospital.
He added that the deceased body is lying at St Pauls General Hospital awaiting post-mortem and burial.
The suspect is on the run and police in the area have since launched a man hunt.