Cop Appears For Manslaughter

The police officer accused of killing a colleague at the Chongwe checkpoint barrier near the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport roundabout yesterday appeared for mention in the Lusaka magistrate’s court. Clifford Mukonka, 47, an inspector, is charged with one count of manslaughter. Mukonka is alleged to have, on October 25, 2016, negligently caused the death of […]

Mealie Meal Smugglers Use Acid Tanker

POLICE have busted another sophisticated mealie-meal smuggling channel, with the seizure of 519 bags of the commodity concealed in an acid tanker truck destined for Kasumbalesa border with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). And the Grain Traders Association of Zambia (GTAZ) has started offloading the 245,000 tonnes of maize under a tripartite agreement with […]

Seven People Arrested For Operating ILLEGAL Drug Outlets

A combined team of Inspectors from the Zambia Medicines Regulatory Authority (ZAMRA), Officers from the Zambia Police and Drug Enforcement Commission (DEC ) has arrested 7 people for selling medicines without certificates of registration. The seven were also arrested for failing to keep records contrary to the Medicines and Allied Substances Act No.3 of 2013 […]

Drunken Lusaka City Council Inspector Suspended

A LUSAKA City Council (LCC) public health inspector allegedly conducting a lone inspection of erring bars in Kalingalinga township while drunk has been suspended. Unknown to the officer identified as Ian Mwango is the fact that he was captured in a video that has since gone viral on social media. In the video, he is […]

I killed My Husband Because I Was Drunk-Lusaka Woman

PRECIOUS Longwe, the 30-year-old banker who is alleged to have murdered her husband by shooting him five times, has maintained that she accidentally shot him during a fight. When the case came up for continued defence, Longwe said she was drunk when she shot her husband, Akakanda Litebele, and that she does not remember what […]

Five In Hot Soup For Stealing HIV TEST Kits

Three Ministry of Health (MoH) employees and two businessmen have appeared in the Lusaka Magistrate’s Court for stealing HIV test kits. The trio James Kalaba 41, Jerome Zulu 35 both laboratory technician and Seay Nyendwa 27 a biomedical laboratory technician are facing one count of theft by public servant contrary to section 272 and 277 […]

Woman Stabs Her Two Children Before Killing Herself

A woman died after officers say she stabbed her two children and then herself. The two kids, ages 12 and 2, are in stable condition. The sheriff says Yvonne Holmes used a butcher knife to stab her kids. Her boyfriend stopped her by wresting the knife from her. The sheriff says Holmes then ran outside […]

Solwezi Man Rapes A 89 Year Old woman

Police in Chingola have arrested and detained 24 year old man of Brick Field for allegedly raping an 89 year old woman of Chiwempala. Copperbelt province commissioner of police Charity Katanga said in an interview to Source yesterday that the matter occurred on Wednesday around 17.00 hours along the Solwezi road. Mrs Katanga has identified […]

Stop UPND Mob, Police Urged

Patriotic Front (PF) deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya has appealed to the police not to allow the United Party for National Development (UPND) to ferry cadres to the courts of law when filing the election petition because it will be a recipe for chaos. The UPND is on Monday expected to petition the Constitutional Court over […]

Police Arrest Three UPND Cadres

Police Arrest Three UPND Cadres

THREE Patriotic Front (PF) cadres were injured on Sunday in an attack by United Party for National Development (UPND) cadres at Kafulakula village, 60kms west of Kasama. Police have arrested three UPND cadres for assault but others allegedly fled into the house of UPND vice-president for administration Geoffrey Mwamba’s house. One of the victims is […]