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CRUEL! Congolese Burn Zambian Alive For Bashin 2 Of Their Own

A ZAMBIAN truck driver has been burnt to death in Congo DR, forcing a border shutdown at Kasumbalesa.

The driver, who has been identified as Derrick Chanda, was driving a Mercedes Benz truck registration number ACP1329 belonging to Orodere Transport of Lusaka and transporting cement into the Congo DR.

Sources at the Zambia Revenue Authority customs office at Kasumbalesa and police confirmed the incident that happened at Lumada, 20 kilometres into Congo.

According to the sources, a group of Congolese blocked the road at a sloppy area demanding that the truck allows them to pass as they were going for burial.

The source explained that the truck tried to swerve and in the process overturned and spilt the cement which was looted by the same people, including suspected Congolese police officers.

“When they looted the cement, the story changed from going for burial and now they accused him of having hit one mourner and they pushed him back inside the truck and burnt him beyond recognition,” the source explained.

“So the drivers from Tanzania, South Africa and Zambia have all parked, the border has since been closed and as a show of solidarity, they are demanding that the Congolese border closes permanently and Congo isolated because of the behaviour of the Congolese. It’s barbaric…so they wanted him to give them money…the lorry boy escaped and we are told he is from Ndola and currently he’s at Kakoso clinic in Chililabombwe.”

Chanda together with his helper was believed to be from Ndola.

A delegation from Zambia yesterday crossed into Congo to establish what caused the driver to be burnt to death.

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71 Responses to CRUEL! Congolese Burn Zambian Alive For Bashin 2 Of Their Own

  1. Chris Reply

    July 7, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    This is very barbaric and uncalled for.
    Plz let’s not allow our emotions cloud our judgement. We can’t group every Congolese to be barbaric. This situation can happen to anyone.
    Bros n sisters let’s show restrain. N let the government deal with the offenders.

    God bless Zambia.
    Derrick rest in peace brother.

  2. chemical Reply

    July 7, 2012 at 10:21 pm

    Iwe chris.. Ni we congole, nga ni wiso bayipeye.. An eye for an eye

  3. **** CONGO Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 12:06 am

    Its war u’v started ba matole imwe! Now relax and see how many of you wil die, you’ve taken our kindness forgrantd u bustards! Cloz dat fukn border 4 gud so dat these lice can die, mwalamona ba ninenu ifi**o!!!

  4. kebby Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 8:34 am

    this is really bad, these guys do all sort of things in our Country, when it comes to car thieves? niba kongole, fake pastors? niba kongole, conmen? niba kongole,illigal immigrants?, its high time our Govt did something instead of dying for good will

  5. Chichi chanda Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 9:15 am

    That man thy killd is my brother,am buyn a gun,i wl shoot any congoli i fnd,these mother******* r so ungrtful

  6. PAVEL Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 9:36 am

    The c/belt minister & yo permenent sec,why are u so quiet!or u are happy!!!!de ball is in yo hand yo talk 2 de congolese government& imporve dat boarder put proper dimarcation

  7. ADAM TEMBO Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 11:02 am

    Its vry sad that we lost our beloved brother to these cruel, unhuman & devilish people.As the saying goes, there is no peace 4 the wicked the late chanda’s spirit will hunt those culprits for the rest of their lives & Almight God is going to punish them 4 their cruel behaviour

  8. ADAM TEMBO Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 11:08 am

    But why do we spare these idiots, the congolese here. Its seems the have got all the freedom here in zambia but our fellow Zambians are a subject of abuse in there country, enough is enough lets all stand up & fight back, its now an eye for an eye.

  9. simz Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 11:59 am

    Kitwe tomorrow monday lets treat them like a ball.

  10. CLARA Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 1:37 pm

    may chandas soul rest in peace nd god god to punish thoes who layed thire hands on him .it is written u reap wat u sow kamo nga kabakwata abana or relatives.it will soon happen to any of there relatives.an accident is an accident.

  11. Umuchinzi Wamonona Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 1:45 pm

    The Bible says “Love Your Neighbor as you love thy self.” “Two wrongs do not make a right.” KK ALREADY TAUGHT US!!!!!!”. This is the time to call for restraint. Our Congolese brothers and sisters who live with us here in Zambia, are innocent of this Crime! Why then should we take our anger on them? LET US BE REASONABLE my brothers and sisters. One day we shall need Congo and another day the Congolese will need us! DO YOU KNOW WHAT IT MEANS TO HAVE A NEIGHBOR? LET US NOT BEHAVE LIKE FOOLISH SOUTH AFRICANS WHO HAVE LITTLE MEMORISE!!!!!!!!!

  12. Kalok Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 4:22 pm

    There is no need to resort to revenge killings (unless you have a Congolese truck bearing down on you for no reason!). Let us be civil about this but also realize that this is what happens when we do not address situations when they first show in small ways. Now we are told a lot of injustices have been going on! For how long? This is like Andeleki waking up after 20 years to de-register a political party!!! Sounds familiar?

  13. Straight Zedian Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    The govt should make a formal protest to DRC govt and have those criminals prosecuted.
    Keep the border closed until their govt can provide assurance that our drivers will be safe. Or else develop a dry dock at Kasumbalesa and let them pick everything from there.
    But we should not mistreat theirs in our Land. It is these kind of acts which bring devine curses. Remember we have lots of Zambians in DRC.
    Ex 23:9 Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: for ye know the heart of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.

    We can not hate all thew Congolese because of the actions of a few Villagers.

  14. GMT Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    Tit for tat is NOT a fair game. Ofcourse those congolese babarians need to get their share of judgement, but we should not sink so low as a nation as to behave like them. No! We’re too civilised to retariate in that uncultured fashion. Please, fellow Zambians, lets restrain ourselves, and allow the investigative wings to do their job properly. But the Congolese gov should also have quickly issued a statement to apologise for the uncalled for behaviour of their countrymen and women. Viva Africa.

  15. Rated Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 6:02 pm

    MOTHER F****rs, wil bom on u. idiots tukamiochela naifwe. mwanya mwaba ukusuba jaribu elo mwakashika kwati chipato chaka kolwe mwe mbwa mwe amatole

  16. Collins Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 6:32 pm

    These our congolese brothers are very ungratefull and very cruel. How dare do they kill someone in such a barbaric manner.They hav invaded our country like no mans business without documents. I advise goverment 2 swing into action and deport all illegal congolese in zambia.They hav beaten the finger that feeds them.

  17. Pimpslim Reply

    July 8, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    truck drivers and bus drivers in Zambia a very arrogant

  18. Flame$ Reply

    July 9, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    Do on to others as you want others to do unto you. if the congolese feel burning a zambian is right way to settle a dispute why should we treat them different. after all we have more congolese to burn here without documents.

  19. Musonda Reply

    July 10, 2012 at 9:55 am

    Close the border permanently and deport all Congolese

  20. Lite Reply

    July 10, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    No Zambian trader is allowed at Kasumbalesa border MARKET (in Congo), whereas there are so many Congolese traders at our Chisokone market, they are arrogant, rude, cruel and FREE to trade in anyway. They have made brothels in markets. Are they untouchables???

  21. boom! Reply

    July 15, 2012 at 11:18 am

    terrible congolese!!wat hv made so damned!!

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