Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Robbers wearing police uniforms robbed a man of Kasumbalesa of $19,860 and 40 565 Franc’s in broad daylight

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Three armed robbers wearing police uniforms have allegedly robbed a 32 year old man of Kasumbalesa of $19,860 and 40 565 Franc’s in broad daylight.

Copperbelt Province Police Commanding Officer Sharon Zulu said the robbers attacked Kelvin Mayuma a resident of Kasumbalesa on the DR Congo side by tying him using police handcuffs on 11th July, 2022.

They also tied his neck, mouth and legs with a seal tap and he was later dumped in Kanyemu area along Kakoso stream in Chililabombwe.

Ms. Zulu said police have visited the crime scene though no arrest was made.

“Aggravated robbery reported at Chililabombwe on 11/07//22, at 17:00 hours ‘occurred on 11/07/22 at about 13:30 hours near Antelope – Kasumbalesa, in which male Kelvin Mayuma aged 32 of house number Kasumbalesa Congo side other particulars not known reported that he was attacked and Rob of $19,860 us dollars and 40565 Franc’s by three (3) men and one of them armed with unknown type of a firearm and dressed in police uniform and the same were driving a Toyota Allion grey in colour Registration number not known,” Ms. Zulu said.

Ms. Zulu said the victim is complaining of general body pain.

“The victim was handcuffed using police handcuffs, his neck, mouth and legs tied up with seal tape and he was later dumped in the Kanyemu area along Kakoso stream. The victim is complaining of general body pain. Police have visited the crime scene though no arrest was made. Investigations have been instituted to bring the culprits to answer changes accordingly,” she said.

11 COMMENTS

    • Police in Zambia are so negative. Can’t you hold a press conference where you tell us how many criminals you have successfully pursued? It’s always so many robberies and murders and gbvs Meaning police don’t work

  1. The lazy mini star for internal affairs has only achieved one thing ‘removal of roadblocks’ so he can over speed and not be arrested…other than that ndwi ,,,,C no plan….look sir smell the coffee, there is serious need to re-train the buju,. get technical assistance from Euro…reintroduce beat and police presence in high density areas…patrols just be professional about it…do something

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  2. Police in Zambia are so negative. Can’t you hold a press conference where you tell us how many criminals you have successfully pursued? It’s always so many robberies and murders and gbvs Meaning police don’t work

  3. These were not robbers dressed as police officers but actual police officers who are robbers. Where did they get guns, uniforms, police handcuffs. Just put your house in order ZP.

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