Police investigating shooting of a Kitwe man

 Police investigating shooting of a Kitwe man

Police on the Copperbelt have instituted investigations into a shooting incidence of a 24-year-old man of Kitwe who is alleged to have been shot at by a stray bullet in the process of dispersing a looting mob.

Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga said police investigations endeavor to establish the circumstances that led to the shooting of Bernard Mbalwe who sustained gunshot wounds.

Mr Hamoonga said the victim sustained a bullet wound on his left arm and ribs and is admitted to Wusakile Mine Hospital receiving treatment.

He said this occurred on March 21, 2022 in Wusakile H Section in Kitwe Township.

“We would like to appeal to members of the public to be patient and allow the police to conduct a professional investigation standing on justice. The public will be informed on the findings of our investigations in due course,” 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.