Police in woodlands have beaten to death a ZAF sergeant Mark Nchimunya Choongwa on Friday sources tell Tumfweko. The alleged incident happened on Friday night after the sergeant who was in civil clothing accidentally hit into A Zambia police officer’s car who was also in civil clothing after a night outing.
It is reported that on the fateful day they went out drinking but back on the road, hit the police man’s personal car. Reports say Sergeant Chimunya admitted his mistake and was then taken to woodlands police station where he explained that he is Sergeant in the ZAF upon officers noticing he’s a ZAF personnel, they continued to beat him up severely according to sources ‘to teach him a lesson’ as he pleaded for his life.
Sources say when he became too weak he was thrown in the jail cell and ordered the inmates to beat him up for what he did. However the inmates told police the person they brought in was already dead.
A similar incident occurred in 2013 when two Zambia Army officers beat up a Zambia policeman for entering the barrack with an AK-47 riffle without authorisation. The two were charged and convicted for murder by the courts of law. They are currently on death role.