THE fugitive constable police officer who short his fellow police officer over a television set has been arrested by police.

Constable Edwin Kabasiya of Meanwood Kamwena Police post who has been on a wanted List in connection with the murder of his fellow Officer Constable Lenox Kapila in Lusaka’s Kaunda Square has handed himself at Chipata Central Police Station in Eastern Province.

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo has confirmed the arrest in a statement and said the suspect is currently in custody and yet to be brought to Lusaka.

In January this year, constable Kabasiya at Munali Police Post in Lusaka’s Kaunda Square was reported to have gone to Munali Police Post where he picked up a quarrel with Constable Kapila and later shot him using an AK 47 riffle.

The victim sustained a gunshot wound in the right side of the stomach and was rushed to Levy Mwanawasa University Teaching Hospital where he later died from.

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