Three Chinese gruesomely murdered in Kitwe

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Three Chinese nationals from the same family have been gruesomely murdered and thousand of Kwacha is suspected to have been stolen from the family residence  in Kitwe’s Garnatone Township.



Their assailants used axes, iron bars and stones to kill victims, in a murder that has shocked many residents.



Three other Chinese Nationals from the same family are nursing injuries after being hacked in the same attack.



Police suspect two Zambian nationals to be behind the murders and have launched a manhunt for them.



The Chinese nationals are proprietors of Golden Kings Investments Company Limited a firm involved in the manufacture of roofing sheets and other materials.



Both Copperbelt Police Commissioner Joyce Kasosa and Kitwe District Commissioner Chanda Kabwe confirmed the brutal killings.



Police have identified the two men on the run as Norman Kachingwe and John Mwanza.



Kachingwe and Mwanza were employees of Golden Kings for close to two years.



Police have further disclosed that the two went away with colossal sums of money.

A check by a ZNBC News team at Golden Kings Investments Company Limited situated at plot 35 Thorite Street has discovered that a safe was also ransacked.



Police have identified the three Chinese Nationals as Wang Gang, Wang Wei and Wang You whose ages are still being ascertained.



Kitwe District Commissioner Chanda Kabwe said preliminary police investigations indicate that the three were killed between 20.00 and 23.00 hours last night.



Mr. Kabwe who visited the private business premises in the presence of police officers has since sent a message of condolences to the Chinese Ambassador to Zambia.



He said police are closing in on the suspects and have assured the Nation that justice will prevail.



Tony Shi a member of the Chinese business community in Zambia is urging police on the Copperbelt to assure their safety.



And the future of 70 employees of Golden Kings Investments Company Limited hangs in the balance after the killings of the owners of the Chinese run firm – ZNBC


5 Responses to Three Chinese gruesomely murdered in Kitwe

  1. This is very very sad. Are these consequences of high unemployment? Please people despite the suffering that we may go through, let us not be barbaric.

    October 27, 2015 at 7:54 pm

  2. My heartfelt condolences and apologies to all the chinese nationals in Zambia and the world over.Very sad development indeed.

    October 28, 2015 at 3:09 am

  3. Me,
    How on earth ask when the suspects identified were employees of the same company the diseased owned. Ndiwe kachema upnd carder….no brain no IQ. Can’t read between the lines…..oooppppssssiii

    The black woman not pink
    October 28, 2015 at 4:56 am

    • Please leave us alone whenever issues have nothing to do with us the so called Kachemas. Really, what has this topic got do with us? Further, you need to know that whoever does not herd cattle is poor because they cannot afford to own them. Now you see, even your useless prayers to your Sangomas have not helped you in any way.

      October 28, 2015 at 6:55 am

  4. Funny!!!!!!!!!! You claim high unemployment when the suspects were working for the same people killed!!!!!!!!!!!!!Are you being political or just you don’t want to see anything at all. In short it is not unemployment levels creating this. It is sheer selfishness and lack of respect for human life.

    Dodoma Daeresalaam Dansania
    October 28, 2015 at 7:36 am

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