By Staff Writer
A-51-year-old man of Kalumbila has allegedly committed suicide by taking an insecticide inside his motor vehicle
Kankasa Kapiji of Kalumbila the owner of Buffalo wings located in Solwezi District was found dead in his motor vehicle.
Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale said Police were alerted and quickly rushed to the scene where they found the victim in a seated position on the rear passenger seat of the Ford Explorer registration number ATB 3120.
Mr Mwale said the body was swollen and in a decomposed state.
He said police also discovered two empty bottles suspected to be of Doom Insecticide in the said motor vehicle.
Mr Mwale said the victim was discovered on January 8, 2023 around 15:00 hours inside the said motor vehicle which was parked at a named Guest House in Kakaindu area of Kalumbila District.
“He was last seen in Solwezi on January 4, 2023 around 23:00 hours. Police initial investigations indicate that the victim had booked a room at a named guest house where he is alleged to have spent one night. Further investigations also indicate that the motor vehicle, Ford Explorer belonged to the victim. He is believed to have been the owner of Buffalo wings located in Solwezi District,” he said.
He said the Body of the victim was taken to Solwezi General Hospital for postmortem and burial.
Police have opened an Inquiry File into the matter.