RB’s Official Vehicle Kills Mpika Woman

A 27year-old woman of Mpika’s Chilonga area died on the spot after being hit by President Ruphia Banda’s official vehicle.
The accident happened at Chilonga area around 15:30 hours on Saturday when the driver of the vehicle, registration number GRZ 150 CE, assistant superitendent Steven Cheelo, veered off the convoy to avoid a pothole and bashed the woman, who was at the roadside.
According to a police source, the deceased is from Kachela village.
The source further said President Banda’s official vehicle was part of the advance party to Northern Province where the head of state is scheduled to handover police houses in Kasama.