Zambia Police Deputy Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga says the Namwala Police Station has opened up an inquiry file for Suicide in which Constable Elzier Lubinda aged 34yrs of Namwala Police shot himself with an AK 47 rifle and died on the spot.
Mr. Hamoonga says the officer shot himself through the chin and the bullet came out through the right eye adding that this occurred today around 01 30hrs at Namwala Police inquiries office.
In a statement availed to Christian Voice news in Lusaka today, Mr. Hamoonga said that the officer was found laying down, facing upwards with the firearm on his chest, adding that a projectile was also recovered at the scene.
He has disclosed that the body has since been deposited at Namwala District Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.
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