Senior Army Officer kills Dr Tasila Tembo-Pitters
By JOHN SAKALA
Police in Lusaka have launched a manhunt for the killers of the famous medical doctor Tasila Tembo-Pitters.
Dr Pitters 47, of Plot number 1732 Meanwood, Ibex Hill had gone missing.
She went missing on October 24, 2020 around 16 hours.
Police Acting Spokesperson Danny Mwale said investigations into the matter were instituted and on October 27, 2020 at 13 hours police discovered the body of Dr Pitters.
Mr Mwale said the body was found in a decomposed state covered with leaves in Nanking Army Training Centre in Mikango area.
“The body was temporarily buried at a traditional burial site in Mikango area awaiting Postmortem to be conducted today at the University Teaching Hospital.
“Police have since launched a manhunt for the suspect who has been identified as Lieutenant Nigel Mwaba 33, of Zambia Army in Lusaka. We appeal to members of the public who may have the information of the whereabouts of the suspect to report to any police station,” he said.