[Footage] Prisoners in Horrific Road Mishap

[Footage] Prisoners in Horrific Road Mishap

kamfinsa prisoners have been been in a terrible traffic accident on there way from luanshya.

BELOW IS A POLICE STATEMENT

12TH JANUARY, 2020 – One Prisoner has died while 36 others sustained serious injuries in an accident which occurred on 11th January, 2020 at about 1730 hours along Masaiti -Mpongwe road near Mabando area.

Involved was a lone motor vehicle, a Mitsubishi Potero Registration number PS 2090 B property of Zambia Correctional Services of Luanshya which was driven by Warder Misheck Masengu aged 26 years of Luanshya who sustained head injuries.

Two other Prison Waders on board also sustained injuries and all both admitted to Ibenga Mission Hospital.

On board were 38 prisoners of which one died upon arrival at Ibenga Hospital, one escaped unhurt , 36 prisoners were injured and are admitted to Ibenga Mission Hospital.

The total number of people on board was 41.

The Accident happened when the driver of the said motor vehicle was driving from south to north lost control of the motor vehicle and went to the right side of road where he overturned .

The body of the deceased is the above stated Hospital mortuary.

ESTHER MWAATA KATONGO
ZAMBIA POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER