Armed thieves rob Chinese firm in Luano

Central province police commissioner Chola Katanga

ARMED robbers have K40,000, a Samsung cell phone and an Acer laptop at Shi and Yan Mining Development Company in Luano.
Central Province Police Commissioner Chola Katanga, confirmed that the suspected criminals also assaulted three Chinese and two Zambians at the company.
Mr Katanga disclosed that victims include Shi and Yan Mining Development Company Production Manager, Li Wen Jun aged 40; Mechanical Engineer, Ru Yingguo aged 46; Stores Officer, Chen Shun Jiang aged 35; Machine Operator, Shepherd Mulenga aged 28 Lubuto area in Kapiri Mposhi and Security Guard, Bernard Phiri aged 45 Copper Mine area.
He said the incident occurred on September 16, 2020 around 00: 30 hours.
“We received the report from Saidi Mtonga aged 33, who is the human resource officer at Shi and Yan Mining Development Company, that over 10 suspected criminals armed with two unknown type of guns and sticks went at the Chinese hostels within the company premises and attacked three Chinese as well as two Zambian citizens,” he said.
He said police officers visited the scene to check on the situation.
“The victims were rushed to Mkushi at Tusekelemo Private Hospital where they have been admitted on observation and their conditions are stable,” he said.
Mr Katanga said no arrest has been made and police are investigating. – ZANIS.


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