Police in Nyimba district are holding a man who was found attempting to exhume a coffin at a graveyard situated along the Great East Road after Nyimba Bridge.
Eastern Province Police Commissioner, Alex Chilufya has confirmed the incident, which happened yesterday to Breeze News.
Mr. Chilufya says that the man has been charged for interfering with a burial site.
And eye witnesses told Breeze News that the man was spotted trying to exhume the coffin by people a few hours after burial had taken place.
Quick action by police saved the man from an instant justice mob, which was infuriated by the man’s action.