3 Acquitted In Police Officer Assault Case

THE Kabwe Magistrate’s Court has acquitted two men and a woman who allegedly assaulted a police officer after the complainant failed to appear for commencement of trial without sending apologies to the court. This is in a case where Ezra Tembo, 38, Justine Makani, 31, and Petronella Mudenda, 27, all of Makululu compound, were appearing […]

Police Warn Cadres, 9 Arrested During Campaigns

Police have warned that anyone perpetrating violence in today’s Lubansenshi and Solwezi West Parliamentary by-elections will be dealt with sternly. Meanwhile, nine people have been arrested during the period of campaigns in Lubansenshi Constituency in Luwingu District, Northern Province. The warning comes in the wake of confusion in Lubansenshi Constituency where UPND cadres led by […]

SAD: Two People Beaten To DEATH

Two people have been beaten to death in separate incidents in Chambishi and Mufulira on the Copperbelt. In Mufulira, Kelvin Simwaka, aged 29, was beaten and left unconscious near a drinking spot while in the Chambishi brawl, 30-year-old Moses Makai was beaten to death during a drinking spree. Both incidents were confirmed by Copperbelt Police […]

ZAWA Nabs Man For Possessing Live Pangolin

THE Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) has arrested a 29-year-old man of Chief Mbangombe’s area in Katete district for alleged possession of a live pangolin. Pangolins, also referred to as scaly ant-eaters or trenggiling, are found naturally in tropical regions throughout Africa and Asia. ZAWA spokesperson Sakabilo Kalembwe said the man identified as Gift Banda was […]

Creditor Kidnaps Debtor’s Son OVER K70

A LUANSHYA local court heard that a creditor kidnapped his debtor’s son to compel the man to pay for a second-hand fridge he had sold him on credit. Eleston Musebo told senior local court magistrate Judith Mwape Bwalya that he was shocked that Mainga Hichiwa abducted his son over the K70 he owed him as […]

Bread Of Life Church Bus Stolen, Abandoned

THIEVES have broken into Bread of Life Church in Mufulira and have stolen property, including a Mitsubishi Rosa 24-seater minibus. The suspects later abandoned the vehicle in the Chichele forest reserve in Ndola. Copperbelt commissioner of police Joyce Kasosa said in an interview on Sunday that the incident happened on Friday around 03:00 hours. Ms […]

Catholic Bishop In Livingstone Gets Death Threats

POLICE in Livingstone have apprehended three people for allegedly attempting to extort K20,000 from Catholic Diocese of Livingstone Bishop Raymond Mpezele. The suspects also allegedly wrote letters to Bishop Mpezele in which they threatened to poison him. Southern Province deputy commissioner of police Bonny Kapeso said in an interview yesterday that the suspects, whose identities […]

Suspected Thief Electrocuted

A 32-YEAR-OLD man of Zambia Railways township in Chililabombwe is battling for his life at Nchanga North General Hospital in Chingola after sustaining burns while he and his friends allegedly attempted to steal electric cables. Copperbelt commissioner of police Joyce Kasosa said in an interview yesterday that James Mphande of house number 1800/2, Zambia Railway […]

Kitwe Conman NABBED Over Police Training

By MOFFAT CHAZINGWA A 26 year old man of Kitwe has been arrested for duping unsuspecting members of the public out of K19,200 on the pretext that it was part of recruitment for police training. Frederick Musongole of Chimwemwe Township duped more than 70 people from whom he collected different amounts ranging from K300 to […]

Lusaka Woman Kills Her Two Children, Commits Suicide

A 39-year old woman of Kabanana Township in Lusaka has allegedly killed her two children aged nine and one and later committed suicide after suspecting her husband of having an extra-marital affair. Lusaka police commissioner Charity Katanga said the incident occurred between September 3 and September 4. Mrs Katanga identified the woman as Patricia Mulenga. […]

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