Sunday, February 25, 2024

A 65 year old Polish national murdered in Ndola


A male Polish national aged 65 had been murdered by unknown people at his farm in Ndola’s Chipulukusu area on the Copperbelt Province.

Provincial Commanding Officer, Peacewell Mweemba has identified the deceased as Brian Christopher who was found dead at his residence house number 25 Minsundu area by his garden boy Gift Mubanga.

Mr Mweemba said the incident is believed to have occurred between March 2, 2023 around 11: 00 hours and March 3, 2023 around 07:00hours.

He explained that brief facts are that on Thursday, March 2, 2023 Mubanga was assigned to go and sell lemons leaving Mr Christopher home as he used to stay alone.

Mr Mweemba said the following day on March 3, 2023, the employee to the deceased reported for work around 07:00hours and knocked on the door but there was no response.

He said Mubanga later noticed and clothes and beddings belonging to his employer in one of the orchards and this forced himself into the house where he discovered his employer sited in his chair with his face covered in a coat.

Mr Mweemba further said when Mubanga uncovered him, he noticed that he was not breathing and had blood on his face and he immediately contacted the deceased’s brother who resides in Livingstone.

“Police have since visited the crime scene and upon inspection of the body the officers found two deep cuts on both sides of the face and a wooden stick found in the house with blood stains and hair, an indication that it was used to murder the deceased,” he said.

Two equipment namely a welding machine and tools box where also confirmed to be missing from the house but everything was intact.

The body is in Ndola Teaching Hospital mortuary while investigations in the matter has been instituted.


  1. He might have been tortured to force him to reveal where the money was. Many people in this country believe that any light skinned individual has money. It’s very unfortunate. I hope the criminals will be caught

  2. These are locals who were watching when the garden boy goes away so they can rob the old man. They will be caught.

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