Mongu mayor summoned by police for assault

 Mongu mayor summoned by police for assault


Mongu Mayor in western province Muyumbana Nyambe has been summoned by the Police in the district for assault.

Police deputy public relations officer Danny Mwale says Mr Nyambe was in the company of Kambule Ward Councilor Jimmy Kaumba in when they assaulted Jack Mwangala, Imwiko Ward Councilor.

“Councilor Mwangala aged 42 is alleged to have been beaten by Nyambe Mayumbana and Jimmy Kaumba after an argument at a drinking spree. The victim is alleging that he was later hit by a motor vehicle registration number M1 which was driven by the Mongu Town Mayor,” he said.

Mr Mwale said that the incident occurred on February 17, 2023 around 01:00 hours at Becca Night Club in Mongu District of Western Province.

“The victim sustained a swollen nose and a fractured right leg. He was rushed to Lewanika General Hospital where he is currently receiving medical attention,” he said