Savage police officer shoots himself in hide and seek flop

Written by on April 21, 2019

The savage police officer that killed two people and wounded three others before going into hiding yesterday has shot himself dead above the stomach using an AK 47 riffle.

On Friday, the police officer aged between 30 and 40 stabbed a student from Chainama Health College identified as Nike Fungulwa in the head, shoulder and on the arm on suspicion that he was having an affair with the officer’s ex- girlfriend aged 24 of Mtendere.

Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo has confirmed that the police officer who was on the run since Friday has shot himself today at about 07: 30 hours at the Chainama golf course.

Mrs. Katongo says the police officer who was in uniform was surrounded by officers from yesterday until today when he killed himself.

20 empty cartridges were also picked from the scene where Constable Jackson Mwanza committed suicide from when he shot himself above the stomach on rapid.

She says the officer had a lot of ammunition in the magazine which he fired in the air before shooting himself and the AK 47 riffle has since been recovered while, his body is in UTH mortuary.

On Saturday, the dead Constable Jackson Mwanza at about 1700 hours, allegedly went to the room of the Chainama student identified as Nike Fungulwa, to confront him on suspicion that he had an affair with the officer’s girlfriend who was later stabbed by the officer within Ben Mwiinga Police premises in PHI.

A second victim identified as Albert Chinungo died yesterday from Intensive Care Unit at Levy Mwanawasa Teaching Hospital where he was receiving treatment after being shot on the forehead by the same officer.

The officer also caused a shooting incident at Chainama Health College where he shot a first year clinical officer student identified as Andrew Zimba aged 20 years of Mulungushi hostel in his left leg and bruised his left thigh.

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