Police in Kabwe have nabbed a man who shot dead his police officer friend around 01:40 hours, Tuesday.

In a statement, police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo narrated that the incident happened at a funeral house.

“A Police Officer identified as Sergeant Samuel Tembo aged 47 of Kasanda Police Camp was allegedly shot dead by his close friend Simon Mbulo of Makululu Compound using a revolver.
This occurred in the early hours of today 19th June, 2018 at about 01 40 hours at a funeral house in Kabwe’s Kasanda Police Camp. Brief facts are that the victim who was in company of other friends at the funeral house went to the suspect’s motor vehicle where he was found sleeping and tried to wake him up by knocking on the door of the motor vehicle. It was at this point when Mbulo (suspect) fired two shots at the victim through the window and he sustained bullet wounds. He was rushed to Kabwe General Hospital where he was pronounced dead,” stated Katongo.

“The suspect has been arrested and the pistol recovered while the body of the deceased is in Kabwe General Hospital mortuary.”