POLICE in Choma have rescued a female adult aged 41 years who was confined at a funeral house on suspicion of practicing witchcraft and was being suspected to have bewitched a 27 year old female deceased person.
Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo has told Mwebantu that irate villagers were allegedly planning to kill the victim.
Mrs Katongo stated that when police officers who went to the funeral house picked the victim and it was later established that before the death of the deceased person, the victim allegedly confessed to the family members of the deceased person that she had bewitched her. She however said that her confession was under duress. The victim has been taken to a safer home.