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Amos Chanda shot dead

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Police in Nyimba, Eastern Province, are investigating a murder case in which a Clinical officer Amos Chanda was shot dead by unknown people.

Chanda, 36, a Clinical officer at Nyimba District Urban Clinic, was shot by unknown assailants while seated in his living room where he was watching Television with his family.

The suspects disappeared after shooting the victim twice in the head.

Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale says Police officers who rushed to the scene found the victim seated in the sofa in the living room of his house with blood oozing from the fatal gunsh0t wounds he sustained.

Mwale says the deceased was immediately moved to Nyimba District Hospital where he was declared dead upon arrival.

He says Police initial crime scene investigations indicate that the assailants sh0t the victim from outside through the window which had its glass pane broken.

The incident happened on March 29, 2024 around 21:00 hours at Nyimba District Urban Clinic Compound.

The body is in the same Hospital mortuary pending for postmortem examination.

The motive behind the killing is not yet established as investigations to find the suspects have been launched.


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