UPND Kaoma MP stage to Assassinate PF Deputy-Secretary General and 2 Ministers
United Party for National Development Kaoma Member of Parliament Sitwala Morgan Sitwala has been named as the mastermind behind the failed staged assassination on the PF Deputy Secretary General and two Ministers am incident that has left 1dead and 4 injured in Kaoma District.
According to our sources, 4 UPND cadres were spotted following the PF officials who are on a tour of the District ahead of the fourth coming local government by-election.
Details are that the said Member of Parliament sent the cadres to assassinate the Patriotic Front Secretary General who was in the company of Community Development Minister Hon. Kampamba Mulenga and Minister in the office of the Vice President Hon. Olipa Phiri.
After following the three officials from Kapili Ward the cadres who were in a silver grey Toyota Prado registration ABK 4650 started firing live ammunition at the vehicle but missed and hit a pedestrian who died on the spot and left four injured.
The cadres panicked and decided to abandon the vehicle when they saw a police vehicle that was patrolling the area ahead of the by-election approaching, police chased them and managed to apprehend one in possession of unregistered pistol. The cadre has since disclosed the master mind of the operation.
When called for a comment the Hon. Member of Parliament for Kaoma declined to comment.
Police searched the abandoned vehicle and recovered 2 pistols, Machetes and a sum of K9,415.