Chief Mulundu of Mwense district in Luapula province has been arrested and detained in connection with the alleged murder of his subject.
Luapula Province Police Commissioner Elias Chushi said the traditional leader has been apprehended and detained together with his retainer and two others in connection with the alleged murder.
Mr. Chushi said police will warn and caution the suspects for murder.
The Commissioner could however not disclose the particulars of the deceased person saying more details will be availed at a later stage as the police are still trying to calm the situation in the district.
ZANIS reports that the Zambia Police and Zambia National Service -ZNS- officers fought running battles with subjects of Chief Mulundu who were breaking property belonging to their chief who they accused of causing the death of one of his subjects.