Correctional Officer shoots a person

 Correctional Officer shoots a person

Police in Mansa have charged and arrested a Correctional  Officer for shooting a 19-year-old man whom he suspected for a thief.

Police Deputy Spokesperson Danny Mwale said that Frederick Chishimba 31 has been charged with the offence of attempted murder.

Mr Mwale said that on April 9, 2021 at 19:30 hours, Chishimba shot at Pathias Bwale whom he suspected of being a thief.

He said the incident occurred at Regional Correctional offices in Mansa.

Mr Mwale said the victim sustained a bullet wound on his left foot and the suspect is in police custody awaiting court appearance.

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