A Crocodile is reported to be terrorising the residents of Mufurila.
Mufurila District Commanding Officer, Stephen Simasiku, confirmed the development in an interview with ZANIS in Mufurila today, adding that the beast has so far killed five dogs and nearly killed one person within a short period of time.
Mr. Simasiku said the crocodile has been terralising people for the past two weeks now.
He said the police have moved in to try and locate the crocodile before involving the Zambia Wild Life personnel for an appropriate action.
Mr. Simasiku has cautioned the residents of Mufurila living around the area the beast is prowling, to be careful when carrying out their daily chores.
Meanwhile, the police have apprehended a woman believed to have dumped a day old baby at Kamuchanga Hospital on Monday.
He said the woman whose names were not given, was now under police custody for questioning.