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Police warn and caution Charles Siamutwa for giving false information to a public officer



POLICE in Lusaka have warned and cautioned Charles Siamutwa for Giving False Information to a Public Officer.

Spokesperson Esther Katongo has disclosed in a statement to Mwebantu that in 2019, a client engaged Charles Siamutwa of Messrs Charles Siamutwa Legal Practitioners to represent him in a dispute involving the purchase and shareholding of Ultimate Insurance Company Ltd.

Katongo said Siamutwa allegedly organized two lawyers to represent the previous shareholders and Ultimate Insurance in filling in a Consent Judgement in the High Court of Zambia Commercial Registry on 29th May, 2019.

“It later turned out that the person that Charles Siamutwa organized to sign on behalf of Imasiku & Company was not a lawyer and that the law firm Imasiku & Company was at the material time had been declared insolvent,” Katongo said.

She said police have since warned and cautioned Siamutwa for Giving False Information to a Public Officer. He is in Police custody.

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Three people die at Munali Hills along after their Hiace minibus overturned, police say



THREE (03) people have died on the spot while five (05) others have sustained serious injuries after a Hiace minibus they were traveling on overturned at Munali Hills along the Great North Road (Mazabuka – Kafue).

Police Spokesperson Esther Katongo who confirmed the development in a statement to Mwebantu said the accident involved a Toyota Hiace Registration number BAE 3867 driven by Levinson Mweemba, 34 years of Kabobola compound in Mazabuka, with 14 passengers on board.

She said the accident happened when the driver while ascending an uphill, improperly overtook a truck on a curve, and in trying to avoid a head-on collision with an oncoming, he lost control of the vehicle and careered off the road and overturned several times.

“Due to the impact, three (3) passengers sustained fatal injuries and died on the spot. One has been  identified as Violet Habumbe of Hakoola village, Chief Naluwama, Chikankata District while two, a female adult and a male adult have not yet been identified,” Katongo said.

She said the three bodies have been deposited in the Mazabuka general hospital mortuary awaiting post-mortem.

“Five (5) other passengers sustained serious injuries as follows (1) Male Rasheti Katanga, 30 years , Moono Jonathan 22 years of Chityotyola, Kafue and Rhoda Malambo 18 years  of Chilanga township,  male Situmbeko Namangala 74 years of Kanyama Compound in Lusaka and unknown male adult,” said Katongo.

And Katongo said all the five accident survivors are admitted to Kafue General Hospital while the six (06) other passengers and the driver who sustained minor injuries have been admitted to Nansenga clinic in Chikankata District.

She said the driver is yet to be charged with three (3) counts of Causing Death by Dangerous Driving.

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Stanbic employee dies in a road traffic accident in Salama Park, Lusaka.



THE pedestrian who died after an accident involving Praise Christian Centre overseer Edgar N’gambi in Lusaka yesterday has been identified as Stanbic Bank employee Chishimba Kabwe.

Kabwe, who worked in the bank’s Reconciliation Department, was on leave and had left her car at home to take a walk down the road from her house when the accident occurred in Salama Park.

Social media footage capture at the scene shows Bishop N’gambi’s white Range Rover, which had overturned on its side, being prepared to be towed away. Bishop N’gambi was reported to have been rushed to hospital.

And a statement reportedly issued by the Praise Christian Centre Administration confirmed that Bishop N’gambi was fine and urged church members to remain calm and avoid any panic or speculation over the unfortunate incident.

“We convey our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased person. Other details will be communicated as needed,” read the statement.

SOURCE: Kalemba

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