A Police Officer of Sikanze camp in Lusaka has committed suicide by shooting himself through the mouth using an AK 47 riffle.
This is contained in a statement issued to ZANIS by Police Public Relations Officer Esther Katongo IN Lusaka today.
Ms. Katongo explained that Sergeant Charles Mukupa took his life between 05:00 and 06:00 yesterday.
She stated that the deceased before taking his life was alleged to have assaulted his fellow officer and that the matter was reported to Kabwata Police station where he was charged with assault.
Ms Katongo explained that Mukupa also negotiated with his friend to settle the matter outside court and was charged K35, 000 which Mr Mukupa failed to raise.