Police in Mansa have received a report of a man murdered over money owed to the suspect’s mother in Chief Chimese’s village.
The man identified as Kennedy Mulenga, 42, was allegedly murdered by a man identified as Mwila Kabaso of Senama area.
The incident occurred yesterday around 04:00 hours as stated by Police Spokeperson Esther Mwaata Katongo.
She explained that around 20hrs, the victim went on a drinking spree at Senama Market where he picked up a quarrel with the suspect who later assaulted him using a pool stick on grounds that the victim owed his mother money.
Mrs Katongo stated that the deceased reported the matter to his relatives at home and was complaining of general body pains and later died early morning of Monday.
She said suspect was on the run and a manhunt had been launched while the body of the deceased was lying in Mansa General Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.