A KITWE woman in her 30s is suspected to have been raped being being choked to death by unknown people who later dumped her bodies in a drainage.
The deceased’s body was found stripped naked in two-metre drainage facing upwards in Kitwe without serious injuries except bruised thighs while muddy hands.
The police have luanched a manhunt for the suspects.
Copperbelt Police Chief Elias Chushi who confirmed the development yesterday said police received a report of suspected murder, which occured between unknown time of January 15 and around 12:00 hours on January 16, 2021 near Zambia Railways Shunting Ground, in Kitwe District.
Chushi explained that Bornface Chipeta, 38, a police officer reported that while at work, he received a report from members of the public that there was a body of a woman in drainage.