Police in Chadiza district have killed a female buffalo which terrorised the area in the last few months.
Chilenga ward Councillor Allan Banda who witnessed the killing of the wild animal confirmed the incident to Breeze News.
Mr Banda says the buffalo was seen on Wednesday evening and the matter was later reported to Chadiza police station.
He says that the police arrived yesterday in the morning and with help from local people managed to kill the buffalo, which was found near Nsadzu Dam.
Mr Banda says that no damage has been reported so far.
The carcass was later taken to Chadiza Police Station where the meat was shared among government workers and community leaders.
The buffalo had terrorised areas of Chilenga, Nsadzu and Zemba raising fears among the residents.