A SIXTY-FOUR-YEAR -OLD woman of Solwezi has died after she was forced to drink a concoction by a witch-finder.
The woman has been identified as Astridah Mushini of Kangomo village in Senior Chief Musele’s area.
North-Western Province commissioner of police Eugene Sibote said yesterday that the incident happened on Sunday at about 08:00hours.
Mr Sibote said the woman died shortly after taking the concoction and police have since arrested the witch-finder who was from the Copperbelt Province but whose names have been withheld.
He said the man is currently in police custody and has been charged with murder.
Mr Sibote said Mushini’s body is in Solwezi General Hospital mortuary awaiting a postmortem.
Zambia Daily Mail