Police warn, caution Nkombo in connection with 2013 murder

Garry Nkombo speaks to journalist at the party's secretariat -picture by Tenson Mkhala

Police in Livingstone have recorded a warn and caution statement from Mazabuka Central UPND member of parliament Gary Nkombo in connection with the murder of Harry Chanda in 2013.

In a statement today, Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo revealed that investigations into the matter linked Nkombo to manslaughter.

“We have recorded a Warn and Caution statement from Mr Garry Nkombo, UPND Member of Parliament for Mazubuka Constituency in relation to the death of Harry Chanda which happened on 25th February, 2013 in Livingstone of Southern Province. One person identified as Henry Harry Lungu of Libuyu, Livingstone was arrested in connection with the subject offence and was jointly charged with unknown persons for Manslaughter, contrary to section 199 of the Penal Code Chapter 87 of the Laws of Zambia and was convicted on 09th March 2017 and is serving a six year sentence with hard labour,” stated Katongo.

“We continued with the investigations so as to link other people who could have participated in the commission of the offence hence the summoning Mr Garry Nkombo who has been Warned and Cautioned for Manslaughter. Investigations have continued.”




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