A 20 year old Asian man drowns in Gavan Dam in Katete district

A 20 year old man of Asian Origin has drowned in Gavan Dam in Katete district after he attempted to swim

Eastern Province Police Commissioner, Alex Chilufya confirmed the incident which happened over the weekend.

Mr. Chilufa says Musa Mazunda died on Sunday and his body has been transferred to Lusaka for burial.

And Police are holding a 40 year old man of Chieftainess Kawaza’s area in Katete district in connection with the murder of a 30 year old man identified as Blackson Phiri of the same area.

Mr. Chilufya says Paul Phiri is alleged to have axed Blackson Phiri on the head in his maize field after suspecting him to be a thief.

He says the suspect is currently in police custody in Katete.

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