Out-going Muchinga Province Police Commissioner Joel Njase has revealed that investigations in a case of seven stolen herds of cattle belonging to C & J Harvey Farm in Shiwang’andu district in Muchinga Province is underway.
ZANIS reports that Mr. Njase has confirmed that police in Shiwang’andu district have since apprehended three people in connection with the stolen cattle.
Mr. Njase said the suspects were apprehended at Philipo village last week on 28 December 2020 after being found with carcasses of two cows.
He said upon interviewing the apprehended persons with regards to the carcasses, they informed the officers that they bought the carcasses from two male persons who sold the remaining to other people within Philip village.
Mr. Njase said that the thieves who stole the herds of cattle are not known yet but are believed to be from another named Village which is located after C&J Harvey Farm in Shiwang’andu.
Meanwhile, the owner of the seven stolen cattle identified the two recovered carcasses and an order of disposal was done by Chinsali Magistrate Court.