Breaking NewsHeadline News

POLICE INTENSIFY PROBE ON KABWATA MP’S DEATH

POLICE INTENSIFY PROBE ON KABWATA MP’S DEATH

By SIMON MUNTEMBA 

POLICE in Lusaka have instituted investigations into the fatal road traffic accident which led to the death of UPND Kabwata Member of Parliament Levy Mukandawire, to establish what really happened.

Mr Mkandawire, 60, died on November 18 around 12:45 hours, in a road traffic accident that happened at the gate of his house plot number 34  Chalata Road, Woodlands Extension.

The ruling UPND through its deputy Secretary General, Getrude Imenda said it suspected foul play was involved in the death of Mr M’kandawire and demanded for thorough investigations to get to the bottom  of the matter.

But in a statement, Police spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said the police had taken interest and intensified investigations to establish the facts behind Mr M’kandawire’s death.

Related Articles

“Police has taken keen interest and intensified investigations into the fatal road traffic accident involving the Late Honourable Levy Mukandawire  Member of Parliament for KabwataConstituency which occurred on 18th November,2021 at around 12:45 hours,” Mr Hamoonga said.

Mr Hamoonga also announced that a 39-year-old Lusaka woman identified as Jane Mwale who was driving the BMW vehicle which killed the Kabwata MP, was in police custody together with her husband Mr Alick Kalengo, 57, who was also on the vehicle at the time of the accident.

“The police has in custody F/Jane Mwale and M/ Kalengo Jetta Alick. The Public will be informed of the next cause of action,” he said.

Mr Mkandawire who sustained head injuries, fractured right leg died on the way to University Teaching Hospital after his Toyota IST registration number ALX 2038 was hit by a speeding BMW as he was waiting for his gate to be opened.

Back to top button