Matero businessman shoots man over bus loading wrangle
Police in Lusaka have arrested a man of Matero North for allegedly shooting to death Kenny Makoba Chimfwembe aged 43 of Lusaka’s Garden House area using a pistol over a bus loading wrangle.
Police Spokesperson Esther Mwaata Katongo has identified the suspect as John Lungu aged 44 years who is a businessman and owns a fleet of Toyota Hiace Minibuses.
Mrs. Katongo explains that this happened yesterday at about 17:00 hours at Speed Star tyre Fitment Centre situated on Lumumba Road opposite RTSA Offices.
Mrs. Katongo says all is reported to have started when one the accused person’s driver identified as Davies Zulu driving a Toyota Hiace bus registration number BAF 9727 was confronted by other mini bus drivers from Lumumba bus stop after they found him loading passengers along the road.
She says the driver reported to the accused person who later went and confronted the drivers and there was an exchange of bitter words during which the accused pulled out his TKW 9milimeter pistol and shot Makoba on the right forehead who died on the spot.