TWO children aged four-years-old have been found dead, naked and bleeding from their mouth and noses in an abandoned vehicle which was parked in a garage at David Livingstone College of Education in Livingstone.
The two identified as Killian Munya and Crack Nyambe are said to have had been reported missing on Saturday around 19:00 hours by their grandfather.
Zambia Police deputy spokesperson Danny Mwale said Police have since opened an inquiry file into the matter.
“On October 30, 2022 around 12:15 hours, Police received a follow up report that the earlier reported children were found dead inside one of the non-runner motor vehicles parked at David Livingstone College of Education.Police officers rushed to the scene and found two dead bodies in a Volkswagen registration number AJD 2581.
They were both found without clothes and all windows to the vehicle were closed up,” he said.
Mr Mwale said Police officers also observed that both children were bleeding from the mouth and nose and their clothes were found inside the same vehicle.
“Both bodies are lying Batoka Hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem.Police have opened an inquiry file into the incident,” he said.
(Mwebantu, Monday, 31st October, 2022)
28 year old Chongwe man chops mother aged 56 to pieces before burning her, in unclear circumstances, police say
A-28-YEAR-OLD man of Chongwe has allegedly murdered his mother in unknown circumstances.
The deceased has been identified as Ruth Nyanvula 56 while the suspect has been identified as Joshua Bwalya both of Chansango village in Chongwe District.
Police deputy spokesperson Danny Mwale said the incident occurred on November 22, 2022 around 23:00hrs at the above address near Mpango Secondary School in Chongwe.
“Police received information from the Head Teacher of the School who earlier received a report from a pupil of the same school.The pupil narrated that on November 22, 2022 around 23:00 hours heard the deceased shouting for help in her house which is located near the boarding houses and that they failed to go to the house as the noise lasted for a short time,” he said.
Mr Mwale said on November 23, 2022 at 08:00 hours, the Head Teacher and the pupils in the company of other members of the community went to the deceased’s house and did not find the deceased at home but saw the suspect coming from the nearby bush with blood stains all over his body.
Mr Mwale said when he was asked where his mother was, he lied that she had gone for business errands but when they opened the house they discovered a pool of blood on the floor and that was when the Head Teacher called the Police.
“Police officers rushed to the scene and apprehended the suspect who later led them to the nearby bush about 900 meters away from the deceased’s house where he demonstrated how he dragged the deceased after killing her in her house,” Mr Mwale said.
He said the body of the deceased which has been deposited in Chongwe District Hospital Mortuary awaiting postmortem was found in a dismembered and burnt state before it was buried.
Mr Mwale said the suspect is detained in Police custody while investigations into the matter have been instituted.
(Mwebantu, Thursday, 24th November, 2022)
Police gun down five suspected criminals during exchange of fire in Kasumbalesa
FIVE criminals have been gunned down by police on the Copperbelt during a fire exchange which happened in the outskirts of Kasumbalesa boarder area while they were staging a robbery.
The five are ex-convicts who have been on the police most wanted list for the offences of theft and Aggravated Robberies.
The five who are Kitwe residents have been identified as Vincent Mwila, John Mwansa, Kizito Bwalya, Gift Tembo and Gift Mubili
Copperbelt police chief Peacewell Mweemba who confirmed the incident said the sixth criminal who was armed with an AK-47 rifle is on the run.
He said that the incident occured yesterday at 16:00 hours in the outskirts of Kasumbalesa boarder area.
“Brief facts are that the Anti Robbery Squard received a tip off from the members of the public to the effect that there was a group of armed criminals who were driving an unregistered Toyota Surf who wanted to stage a Robbery by wanting to steal a Toyota Fortuner Reg number ADE 1001. The officers made a follow up and upon reaching in the out skirts of Chililabombwe area the criminals spotted the officers and identified them,” he said.
Mr Mweemba said in the process there was an exchange of fire between the police and the suspected five criminals were gunned down while the sixth one who is believed to have been armed with an AK 47 riffle managed to run away in the bush.
“A black pistol was later recovered from the five men who were gunned down and the unregisterd Toyota Surf has since been recovered and parked at the police station. The five men were later identified by police officers who arrested them previously for various offences,” he said
He added that the five are ex-convicts who have been on the wanted list for the offences of Theft of motor vehicles and Aggraveted Robberies on the copperbelt province.
“The bodies have since been deposited at kakoso hospital Mortuary,” he said.
(Mwebantu, Tuesday, 22nd November, 2022)
CNBM Zambia, Chalimbana University confer on School Enterprise Internship
CNBM Zambia Industrial Park Human Resources Director Cynthia and Japhet Sinyondo, HR manager of KSM, visited Chalimbana University in Chongwe, to conduct preliminary planning with the school on the school-enterprise internship plan for next year.
The visit on 3 November, laid a solid foundation for the communication and cooperation between enterprises and schools in the future, to complement each other’s advantages and share resources, further enhancing the cooperation between schools and enterprises. This will also promote the understanding between schools and enterprises, and provide a good development platform for students’ future employment.
The exchange programme is an important measure to promote high quality employment and development of school-enterprise cooperation. The Industrial Park has jointly carried out exchanges and recruitment activities with Katoba School, Confucius Institute in Zambia, continuously contributing to local employment and talent training.
During the visit, the institution’s staff led by the Principal and relevant staff shared the content of each course that the students learned, and said the students were looking forward to the internship next year. And Cynthia, CNBM HR Director, introduced the basic development prospect of the Industrial Park, and distributed gifts printed with “Xiao Liao”, the cartoon image of CNBM to students and lecturers. She said enterprises are also an important way to train students, enabling their various skills to be greatly improved in practice. CNBM Zambia Industrial Park is also very willing to participate in the training process.