A suspected 19 year old psychosocially challenged teenager has allegedly axed his eleven year old sibling to death in Isoka Town, Muchinga Province.
ZANIS reports that Muchinga Police Deputy commanding Officer Lucky Munkondya who confirmed in an interview Saturday revealed that on 15 September around 22:00 hours an eleven year old boy Maybin Simwendo was allegedly killed by elder brother Andrew Simwendo for an unknown reason.
Ms. Mukondya narrated that on the material day the assailant was sleeping in the same room with his now late sibling whom he axed him to death for unknown reasons and later fled the village.
“ Isoka police officers rushed to the scene of murder in Chiwanda village section 1 in chief Kafwimbi ‘s. Area and found the victim in a pool of blood with an axe still stuck on his neck, “ she said.
The Police Deputy commanding has since advised Families with psychosocially challenged persons to be always alert to avoid a repeat of such incidences in the near future.
The body of the deceased has since been deposited in Isoka mortuary.