AN intelligence officer from the Office of the President in Katete has committed suicide by shooting himself with an AK 47 assault rifle.
Eastern Province police commissioner Luckson Sakala confirmed the incident which occurred on Saturday between 16:00 and 17:00 hours.
Sakala named the deceased as Baldwin Chila 25, who shot himself dead while on duty.
He said the deceased shot himself in the chest and the bullet went through the gullet and reached the head.
Reasons for Chila’s action have not yet been established.