Three criminals have killed a wife of a Lusaka Protective Unit police officer in an attack that happened in the early hours of Thursday, today ,the 10th of January.
The criminals are said to have attacked the family of Sergeant Billy Simwamba, 39, at his residence in Makeni Villa around 02:00 hours using iron bars.
Zambia Police spokesperson Esther Katongo says Sergeant Simwamba’s wife Joy Mpandu Simwamba, 31, died after sustaining a deep cut at the back of her head upon being hit with an iron bar.
Mrs. Katongo has told QTV News in a statement that Sergeant Simwamba and his brother Â Brian, sustained injuries during the attack in which the criminals had been demanding for a firearm.
She has disclosed that the body of the police officer’s deceased wife is at the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) awaiting postmortem.
A manhunt has since been launched for the said three criminals.
News source: QFM Radio