Son kills father

A 25 year old man of Luanshya’s Mpatamato township on the Copperbelt province has allegedly murdered his biological father after a domestic dispute.

Police sources in Luanshya confirmed the incident which happened over the weekend.

The police named the culprit as Rodrick Mwelwa and the murdered father as Peter Mwelwa aged 52 also of Mpatamato.

“The man was hit on the head with an object by his biological son and died on his way to Thomson hospital where his was rushed,” said the police source.

The source added that Mwelwa is detained at Luanshya Central police station while the body of his father is lying at Thomson hospital mortuary.

“The young man has already being charged with murder and ¬†will soon appear in court,” the source added.”