Police in Lusaka have arrested four suspects in connection with the murder and aggravated robbery involving Dr Evans Mwape Mwengwe.
It is alleged that Dr Mwengwe offered a lift to the four suspects.
Last week, Dr Mwengwe’s body was found with severe burns on the upper part of his body and partially on the thighs.
The incident occurred between June 10 and June 12, 2021, in Kabangwe area.
And Police deputy spokesperson Danny Mwale said officers have also managed to locate the motor vehicle for the deceased, a Mercedes Benz ML, registration number 2838 at a named house in Chilenje township.
He said the vehicle was partially stripped.
“The suspects have been identified as Doris Nduba aged 23 of unknown house number meanwood Ibex hills in Lusaka, Kennan Jere aged 23 of Katondo Compound in Kabwe, Keagan Zulu aged 38 of unmarked house number in Lusaka’s Chalala area and Josat Tembo aged 42 of house number 467 new Chilenje in Lusaka,” he said
Mr Mwale said preliminary investigations revealed that the deceased offered transport to the suspects from Bimas in Kabwe.
He said the suspects are currently detained in Police custody.