Police in Salima district are hunting for murder suspects who on the night of October 7-8 are allegedly to have murdered a 38 year-old man at Press Agriculture Forest at Chenyama Village.
The deceased has been identified as Franscis Lamba from Chenyama Village in the area of Traditional Authority Kalonga in the district.
Lazarus Lamba, brother to the deceased told police that his brother on October 7 went to Mwalala Village in order to sell his land, but agreed with a customer to have payment in three days later.
He returned from Mwalala Village (home of his mother) and was seen drinking beer at Mwamonje bar at Mtukulamwendo during the night, and later was found dead in the forest the following day.
Police visited the scene and the corpse was taken to Salima District Hospital for postmortem that revealed death due to neck strangulation.
Police in Salima are therefore appealing to the public to bring forward information that will lead to the apprehension of the suspects.