AN eight (08) year old girl of Lusaka’s Garden House area has been burnt after her aunt dipped her hand in boiling water for allegedly stealing a K20.
And police have arrested the suspect identified as Bridget Mumba aged 18 of the same abode.
Acting Police Spokesperson Danny Mwale confirmed the development to Mwebantu in a statement and said the incident happened yesterday around 16:00 hrs.
“Police in Lusaka received a report of Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm (OABH) in which a female juvenile aged 8 was burnt by way of dipping her right hand in a pot of boiling water by her Aunt identified as Bridget Mumba aged 18 of unmarked house number in Garden house. This was after she was alleged to have stolen a K20.00,” Mwale said.
And Mwale said the girl sustained burns on her right hand and was rushed to Kanyama Clinic for treatment.
Zambian truck driver burns to death 2 days after celebrating birthday
A ZAMBIAN truck driver has been burnt to death after a fuel truck he was driving caught fire, reports have indicated.
Simon Mulonga, an employee of Juba Transport is said to have died in Zimbabwe where the accident happened.
He celebrated his birthday on Saturday.
It is not immediately clear what caused the fire.
Mulonga was married to journalist Chikumbi Katebe.
Zambian Fashion Designer Juliet Mayida Jacobs nominated for three awards at this year’s Designers Award Africa.
ZAMBIAN Fashion Designer Juliet Mayida Jacobs of Interfashional Africa has been nominated for three (3) awards at this year’s Designers Award Africa.
(i) African Fashion Brand of the Year
(ii) African Female Designer of the Year
(iii) African Fashion Stylist of the Year Female.
Juliet Mayida Jacobs is former runway model, international pageant judge, Last year’s Zambia fashion week challenge winner and she recently showcased at this year’s Lusaka July in September.
Voting for Designers Award Africa starts on the 27th of September and will close on the 26th of October 2020. – https://elfrique.com/s/DAA
INSTAGRAM; @juliet_jacobs & @interfashional_africa
RTSA calls for safety of pupils as Schools open on Monday
In a statement, RTSA Head of Public Relations Fredrick Mubanga also cautioned against the use of unsafe vehicles such as open vans and tracks to transport children to schools.
He said the increase in the number of vehicles on the road during this period poses a great risk to all road users if traffic rules and regulations are not adhered to.
And Mubanga has appealed to all Public Service Vehicle (PSV) drivers to observe appropriate speed limits.
He further implored PSV drivers to observe public health guidelines to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 among the travelling public.