Mines Minister Maxwell Mwale is reported to have hit and killed a person in the Eastern Province of Zambia in a road traffic accident.
Information reaching MUVI TV is that the incident happened at Chiwuyu Village in Sinda area as he was heading for Mtenguleni Palace to attend this year’s N’cwala traditional ceremony of the Ngoni people of the Eastern Province.
The body of the deceased is reported to be lying in Saint Francis Hospital Mortuary.
And when contacted for a comment Zambia Police Service commissioner Solomon Jere and Police Spokesperson Ndandula Siamana promised to get back to MUVI TV after confirming with the Eastern Province commanding officer.
This becomes the second time that Mr. Mwale is involved in an accident at Chiwuyu Village in Sinda.
Last time Mr. Mwale lost control and drove into a ditch.