The Patriotic Front (PF) Siavonga district Youth Chairperson has been murdered by unknown people.
PF National Youth Executive Committee member Brave Mweetwa who confirmed the development to ZANIS in Siavonga today, said that Panoti Chisinze 48 was murdered by unknown people around 19 hours yesterday in Matinangala area in Chief Simamba’s chiefdom.
Mr Mweetwa who is also PF former Siavonga District Chairperson said the deceased was stabbed in the stomach as he was coming from the shops in Matinangala area.
He explained that he managed to run away after being stabbed to seek refuge from members of the public who later picked him up and rushed him to Siavonga Hospital.
Mr Mweetwa said the deceased was able to talk but he prayed to God to let his will be done.
Mr Mweetwa and Siavonga District Commissioner (DC) Lovemore Kanyama have called on the Police to investigate the matter and arrest the offenders for the gruesome murder.
The PF National Executive Committee member said Siavonga has never witnessed such a brutal murder as it is a peaceful district.
He said the incident is shocking and all the people are now living in fear.
Mr Mweetwa added that the party has lost a gallant man who will be difficult to replace.
And Siavonga District Commissioner Lovemore Kanyama said he is confident police will arrest all the suspects behind the killing of Mr Chisinze before the burial.
The Late Chisinze was also served as a Councilor for Manchamvwa ward under the Movement for Multi-party Democracy (MMD).