Police in Lusaka have apprehended a fugitive murder suspect in the case of Doctor Tasila Tembo.
In a statement released to Zibani Zambia today by Police Deputy Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale, the fugitive Lieutenant Nigel Musonda Mwaba aged 33 of Plot number 3827 Balastone, Lusaka West was spotted at Memorial Park around 16 hours.
Lt. Mwaba has been positively identified by officials from the Ministry of Defence.
He is currently detained in Police custody.
Dr. Tembo was brutally murdered and her body later dumped by the suspect.
In other news, Mr. Mwale said two children aged three and five years have died in a stationary Toyota Corolla which was parked in their yard.
The incident happened at Kabila Village in Livingstone’s Linda compound.
“Mr Samuel Choongo aged 36 of the named area reported to police that his son identified as Manase Choongo aged three together with his neighbour’s son identified as Joe Mubita aged five died in a Toyota Corolla which was parked at his residence by a friend after it developed a mechanical fault,” read the statement.
Mr. Mwale said the two minors were playing in the car and were only discovered dead with the all the doors and windows closed .
And Mwale said police have opened an inquiry file and the bodies of the deceased children have been deposited in Batoka Hospital Mortuary awaiting post-mortem