Killer cop takes own life

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The Lusaka cop who has kept the whole Chainama area on its toes has killed himself.

Constable Jackson Mwanza, a police officer at State House who had gone on a shooting rampage over suspicions that his girlfriend was cheating on him, has committed suicide at Lusaka’s Chainama Golf Course.

The Police spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo confirmed Mwanza’s death to journalists in Lusaka.

Katongo said Mwanza, who had a lot of ammunition, fired several shots in the air before shooting himself around 07:30 hours today.

“The fugitive officer identified as Constable Jackson Mwanza has shot himself dead using an AK47 rifle today at about 07 30 hours in Chainama area at the Chainama golf course. He had been surrounded by officers from yesterday till today when he killed himself. His body is in UTH mortuary. The AK 47 riffle recovered. He had a lot of ammunition in the magazine which he fired in the air before shooting himself,” Katongo said.


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