The Police in Zambia have confirmed of the robbery incident at the house of former President Edgar Chagwa Lungu.
According to the police report, the suspected thieves went away with two Sumsung smart television sets valued at K66,000 which is equivalent to 4.7 million Malawi Kwacha.
“9th August,2022- Ibex Hill Police Station recorded a case of breaking into a building and Committing a felony therein which occurred at the Former Republican President’s residence His Excellency Mr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu.
“Brief facts of the matter are that a report was received from Male Mayondi aged 42 of kabwata site and service attached under protective unit to the former president’s residence and on behalf of the family that unknown people broke into the house and stole two Sumsung smart television sets valued at K66,000.Entry and exit was gained through cutting electrical wire fence behind and climbed the wall fence,broke the main door and stole the items,” reads in part the police report.
Added the report: “This occured on 09th August, 2022 between 01:00 and 06:00 hours which was the time of discovery by domestic workers of second street in ibex hill Lusaka .
“Police visited the scene of crime and it was noted that criminals gained by cutting the electrical wire fence on the eastern side and its believed to be the same used as an exit .At the crime scene only one stand has been found in the next yard.”
Meanwhile, the law enforcers have launched an investigation on the matter.