Youth, 21, arrested for cash theft
Mongu, Oct 14,2014,ZANIS—– A 21 –year- old youth of Mongu has been arrested for breaking three gambling machines valued at K30 000 and stealing undisclosed amount of cash .
Western Province Police Deputy Police Commissioner Lackson Sakala confirmed the incidence to ZANIS in Mongu today and named the victim as Mamba Mamba of Kapulanga compound in Mongu district.
Mamba was found in the act of breaking the Bonanza gambling machines and stealing money from one of them at Zani Muone bar in Kapulanga compound in Mongu.
Mr Sakala said the theft occurred between 15:00 and 16:00 hours last Sunday and that the youth was caught by a Chinese national who is one of the shareholders of the gambling machines business.
According to Police, upon being caught, a fight ensued between Mamba and the Chinese national who was later forced to rush to Mongu Central Police station where he reported the matter and Mamba was picked up around 17:00 hours on the same day.
Mr Sakala said Mamba is currently in custody at Mongu Central Police station and will soon appear in court for malicious damage to property and theft involving cash.