Police have launched investigations for it’s officer in charge of Chadiza District in connection with missing Mukula Logs.
ZANIS reports that Eastern Province Deputy Commissioner of Police Sharon Zulu said that her officers have travelled to Chadiza to investigate the officer suspected to be involved in the Mukula logs saga.
Ms Zulu who could, however, neither disclose the name of the officer nor give more details on the issue said investigations are still on going.
About 500 Mukula logs went missing earlier this year at a named chiefs palace in an unclear circumstances.
The logs were intercepted by the District Joint Operations Committee led by the District Commissioner George Phiri.
Meanwhile Police have picked up a dead body of an unknown man aged between 18 and 30 at Katopola farms.
Ms Zulu said the body was found yesterday morning in the maize field and that police have launched investigations on the case of suspected murder as some stones were found near the body.
She said the deceased sustained bruises on the head and his body was deposited in the Chipata Central Hospital awaiting identification and postmortem.