By Staff Writer
A Community Crime Prevention Unit (CCPU) officer has died after being hit on the testicles by a resisting suspect.
Acting Police Spokesperson Danny Mwale said four members of Kazembe officers who included James Kabala were taking a suspect identified as Mumba Kalwa 22 of Chienge District to Chipungu Border Police Post.
Mr Mwale said on the way Mwale became violent and in the process bite Mr Kabala 47, on the right arm and later kicked him on the testicles.
“He fainted immediately and later died on the way to Mwabu Rural Health Centre. This occurred on November 27, 2019 around 15 hours. The suspect who was earlier facing the case of Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (OABH) is detained at Chienge Police Station while the body of the deceased has since been deposited to Chienge District Hospital Mortuary awaiting postmortem,” he said.