Four men have been arrested in Kasungu district for allegedly tresspassing in a graveyard and attempted to exhume bones of an albino.
National police said the suspects, Peter Kamanga,26, Shenrick Kamanga 47 years old, Yohane Maliseni,18, and Yamikani Phiri,26, had conspired to exhume and sell the bones at K10million to undisclosed buyer.
The incident has happened at a time the country law-enforcers and human rights activists have intesfied efforts to put to end the horrible act.
National police Public Relations Officer, Rhoda Manjolo said the suspects had conspired to exhume the bones from one of the graveyards in Chisamiza village, T/A Kaomba in the district.
”They claimed there was someone looking to buy albino bones K10,000,000.00. They identified a grave but were caught by members of the public while digging it,” said Manjolo.
”When our officers visited the scene, they found the grave half dug. The four suspects are currently in custody”.
The four are expected to be charged with Trespassing and Tampering in the Graveyard under Section 189 and 129 of the Penal Code.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :