Cop’s wife slain run,

Daily Nation Newspaper - - Home News - By KALOBWE BWALYA

THREE crim­i­nals in Lusaka have killed a po­lice of­fi­cer’s wife after hit­ting her with a metal bar at the back of her head. The sus­pects, who are on the

were ap­par­ently in search of firearms and killed the woman in the early hours of yes­ter­day after their mis­sion drew a blank

They broke into the house of the po­lice of­fi­cer un­der pro­tec­tive unit, Sergeant Billy Simwamba 39, and killed the wife iden­ti­fied as Joy Mpandu Simwamba aged 31.

Po­lice spokesper­son Es­ther Ka­tongo said the in­ci­dent hap­pened yes­ter­day around 02:00 hours when the crim­i­nals armed with iron bars at­tacked Mr Simwamba at his res­i­dence in Mak­eni Villa.

Ms Ka­tongo ex­plained that Ms Nal­wamba was hit at the back of the head with an iron bar and died after sus­tain­ing a deep cut.

The po­lice of­fi­cer along with his brother iden­ti­fied as Brian Sil­wamba were se­verely beaten and sus­tained mul­ti­ple in­juries. They are ad­mit­ted to the Uni­ver­sity Teach­ing Hos­pi­tal.

Ms Ka­tongo said a man­hunt for the crim­i­nals has been launched.

Po­lice spokesper­son Es­ther Ka­tongo

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