A 26 Year old man of Mumbwa district Kenneth Figo has been arrested by the Zambia Police fly squad for killing a chinese couple in Mumbwa district yesterday.
Kenneth Figo who use to work for the same chinese couple as a sales man was arrested today around 14:00 hours in Lusaka’s Ballastone Area were he was hiding.
Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kanganja has confirmed the arrest in a statement.
Mr. Kanganja has since appealed to the members of the public to stop sharing the video on social media for it will jeopardize investigations.
Below is the statement:
20TH JUNE, 2019-WE HAVE ARRESTED THE SUSPECT BEHIND THE MURDER OF A CHINESE NATIONAL COUPLE WHICH OCCURRED IN MUMBWA YESTERDAY.
THE SUSPECT HAS BEEN IDENTIFIED AS KENNETH FIGO AGED 26 OF KATALA VILLAGE IN MUMBWA WHO WORKED FOR THE VICTIMS AS A SALESMAN.
HE WAS APPREHENDED FROM BALASTONE AREA IN LUSAKA TODAY WHERE HE WAS HIDING.
I WISH TO EXPRESS MY DISPLEASURE AT THE LEAKING OF THE CCTV FOOTAGE IN THE SAME MATTER WHICH HAS GONE VIRAL AND HAD POTENTIAL TO JEOPARDIZE INVESTIGATIONS.
I THEREFORE APPEAL TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO DESIST FROM SUCH ACTS.
INSPECTOR GENERAL OF POLICE