Police in Lusaka received a report of Aggravated Robbery which occurred on 17th March, 2020 at 13:00 hours in which it was reported that a group of suspected bandits disembarked from a minibus with a hidden plate number and attacked the owner of a Restaurant at Matebeto Market in Thorn Park who is aged 56 years also of Kanyama Compound and got away with her itel cell phones, cash amounting to K1,780 and T-bone for K180. They further attacked the four clients who were waiting to be served at the same restaurant and some had their properties such as phones and wallets grabbed.
As police, we have not received any information suggesting that the crime was perpetrated by cadres from an alleged political party. Investigations have been instituted in the matter with a view of bringing to book perpetrators of the crime.
Meanwhile, Police in Samfya received a report of Drowning in which Frederick Mwansa 33 and Noah Chola 38, both of Manokola Village Chief Kalasa Mukoso in Samfya District, drowned on Lake Bangweulu.
It was reported that on Tuesday 17th March, 2020 between 06:00 hours and 13:00 hours, the duo were on a fishing spree when their canoe capsized due to strong wind and waves. Police working in collaboration with members of the public are still searching for the two bodies.
Esther Mwaata Katongo
Public Relations Officer