University student dies in toilet

Zambia Police
Zambia Police

A 41-YEAR-OLD student of DMI St Eugene University in Solwezi has been found dead in a toilet, North-Western Province deputy police commissioner Frank Mumbuna has said.


Mr Mumbuna said in an interview yesterday that Muvwila Kavatu, a teacher at Nyangombe Secondary School in Mwinilunga, was found dead in a toilet at Chiko Inn on Monday around 14:30 hours.


“We received a report that a student at St Eugene University operating at Chiko Inn, the former Esco premises where the institution conducts its long distance programmes, was found unconscious in a toilet in a sitting position on a toilet pan,” Mr Mumbuna said.


He said Mr Kavatu was taken to Solwezi General Hospital where he was certified dead at about 15:00 hours.
Police have opened a docket of inquiry.