A 27 year old man of SS compound Chiwempala road in Chingola district on the Copperbelt Province has been burnt to death in a suspected arson case.
Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga who confirmed the development in Chingola today, identified the deceased as Nelson Muhango.
Ms Katanga said the incident is believed to have occurred on May 13, 2019 around mid-night at house number 3 Chiwempala road, where the deceased resides.
She noted that the late Mr. Muhango died of suffocation following the burning of his cabin.
She added that Peggy Muwowo aged 59 years of house number 5017 R Section Chiwempala, who happened to be the mother of the deceased, reported the matter to the police.
Ms Katanga noted that the body of the deceased has since been taken to Nchanga North General Hospital Mortuary, and that investigations into the matter have been instituted.