MENTAL PATIENT OF LUNDAZI CUTS OFF HEAD OF MAN COMPLETEL
POLICE in Lundazi District of Eastern Province have arrested a male mental patient who beheaded a 67-year-old man on Thursday evening.
Although the circumstances of the murder are not clear, Chaipa Banda of Sandless area reported to Police that his father, Patson Banda had been murdered by one Lilan Mwale.
Eastern Province Police Commissioner Geza Lungu said upon visiting the murder scene, officers found that the victim’s head had been completely cut off from the body.
Commissioner Lungu said after committing the murder, Mwale who is believed to be a mental patient went on the run but was captured after a manhunt.
Mwale is currently in detention awaiting court appearance.