NANCY CHUNI, Kabwe
A THIRTY-YEAR-OLD man of Mita Hills in Kapiri Mposhi has drowned whilst fishing from a dam in the area.
Central Province commissioner of police Lombe Kamukoshi has identified the deceased as Mateo Kwacha.
Ms Kamukoshi said in an interview yesterday that the incident happened on Tuesday around 06:00 hours.
“The case was reported by the deceased’s cousin, Nevers Mwelwa, of Mpima Extension in Kabwe.
“We retrieved the body today [yesterday] in a decomposed state and we have not suspected any foul play,” she said.
Ms Kamukoshi said the body of Mr Kwacha has since been given to his relatives, who have been advised to bury it immediately.