Unknown criminals have killed a Chingola taxi driver and stolen his vehicle.

Copperbelt Police Commissioner Charity Katanga confirmed this to News Diggers, saying it happened on April 1.

Katanga has identified the deceased as Joseph Mutale Mulenga Jr, 29, who was booked on April 1, 2019 from Chingola to Luanshya.

She said Mulenga Jr of house number 4272 has Chikola Loop area had been working for Benkey Malambo for over eight years before he met his fate.

Katanga said it was easy to identify Mutale Jr because after searching his body, contacts and documents for his choir mates and Pastor were found on him.

“Investigations have been instituted to bring the suspects to book. A docket of aggravated robbery has been opened,” said Katanga.