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By Brightwell ChabushaAn 18-year-old boy has been arrested for killing a 16-year-old boy.Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said in a statement issued to the media today that the suspect allegedly beat up the deceased on 8th November last year at around 19:00 hours at the Junction of Mwaimwena and Nalumango road in Chingola.

Mr Hamoonga said the deceased sustained swollen backside of the head, bleeding from the nose and mouth adding that fists are alleged to have been used in the act.”Police on the Copperbelt have detained a Male Juvenile aged 18 of unknown house number in Chingola for the Murder of a fellow Male Juvenile Ndanji Sikasote aged 16 of house number 34 Mushili road in Chiwempala,” he said. Mr Hamoonga said the deceased was rushed to Chawama Health Centre where he died on 9th November last year at around 03:00 hours. He disclosed that the suspect is in Police custody.

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