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62-year-old Mufumbwe man shot dead while bathing

A 62-year-old man of Mufumbwe District in North Western Province has been shot to death. Police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga stated that Emmanuel Sekeseke was shot by unknown people around 21:00 hours yesterday.

“Police recorded a murder case involving Emmanuel Sekeseke aged 62 of Village Sekeseke, Chief Sikufele in Kabompo which occurred on 24th November, 2021 around 21:00 hours at Village Sazende in Kashima west

Schemes area Chief Chizela in Mufumbwe District. The matter was reported on 24th November, 2021 at 23:00 hours by F/ Masela Sekeseke aged 54 the sister to the deceased. He was shot twice by unknown people using unknown type of firearm and died on the spot. Police visited the scene of crime and found the deceased’s body lying in a pool of blood facing upward,” Mr Hamoonga stated.

He stated that the deceased was shot at a close range of about seven metres whilst he was bathing in his grass thatched shelter.

“One AK47 rifle empty cartridge was picked from the scene of crime. The body has been deposited at Mufumbwe District Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem. Police have launched a manhunt for the assailants. We would like to warn those behind this heinous crime that we shall pursue them so that they can be held accountable of their criminal acts,” Mr Hamoonga stated.

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