Fugitive Mohan re-captured
INKTECK managing director Matthew Mohan has been recaptured, Police
spokesperson Bonny Kapeso has confirmed. In an interview earlier today, Kapeso
said Mohan was recaptured on Sunday morning within Lusaka and that he was
currently in police custody.
“Yes I can confirm that Mohan has been
recaptured here in Lusaka by the Zambia Police officers,” he said. “He is now in
custody and in cuffs.”
Mohan escaped from police custody about two weeks
ago after appearing in court.
On the day he escaped, Mohan had appeared
before Lusaka Magistrate Mwaka Mikalile on another charge.
court appearance, Mohan who was in the company of a prosecutor was left alone at
Ridgeway Police post from where he escaped.
Police in Lusaka last month
picked and arrested Mohan in connection with the murder of Cyclone Hardware
director Sajid Itowala.
Sources disclosed that Mohan was picked up on
August 3, 2009 to help with investigations in Itowala’s murder.
contacted for a comment, police spokesperson Bonny Kapeso confirmed Mohan’s
arrest but could not give further details.
The sources said police were
investigating Mohan on charges of accessory and complicity to Itowala’s
The sources disclosed that three other people apart from Mohan
had also been arrested to help with investigations.
The sources added
that police were investigating armed robbery and abduction charges, which led to
the murder of Itowala.