Escapee notorious criminal nabbed in Luanshya

 Escapee notorious criminal nabbed in Luanshya

Police in Luanshya have arrested a notorious criminal who escaped from Kabwe Medium Prison and was involved in a spate of robberies, abduction and rape cases.

The suspect is behind a spate of aggravated robberies, abductions and rapes in Luanshya, Ndola and Kabwe.

Copperbelt Commissioner of Police Elias Chushi said the suspect was arrested on Sunday around 11:00hours in Fisenge Township of Buluba.

He said the suspect was serving a 20 year sentence for aggravated robbery but escaped from prison.

“The suspect was cornered by alert Police officers in Fisenge Compound, Baluba Area Luanshya District, on 23rd May, 2021 around 1100 hours… the suspect is alleged to have escaped from Kabwe Medium Prison where he was serving a 20 years jail sentence for Aggravated Robbery he committed in 2012 and was arrested by Police in Baluba. Police have since withheld his identity,” he said.

Alice Nachilembe

Alice Nachilembe is a Journalist who yearns for a better country with leaders being accountable to their mandate without oppressing the governed.